Diversity and Inclusion Heroes and Zeroes – August 2014

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Here are some of my diversity and inclusion heroes and zeros for August 2014-  Feel free to send me your diversity and inclusion heroes and zeros. Diversity and Inclusion Hero #1 is The Chicago White Sox for sponsoring a night called  “LGBT Pride Night,  Out At the Sox,” on August 16, when they played against the Blue Jays.  So if…

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in Honor of Gay Pride

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In honor of Gay Pride-Please promise to never use the term “sexual preference.” It’s culturally ignorant and you sound like you know nothing. When someone who should know better uses it, it’s simply offensive. Please think about sexual orientation and gender identity. Being Transgender is not a sexual orientation.A person can be Transgender and be straight  or lesbian, bisexual or gay.This is…

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Beyond LGBTQ, Finding Commonalities In Our Multiple Identities

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Beyond LGBTQ, Finding Commonalities In Our Multiple Identities Every one of us has multiple identities. Those multiple identities influence our thoughts, perceptions and behaviors every day in our lives at work, and in our communities. Our multiple-identities are like panels that make us each separate but connected beautiful diversity quilts The late Dr. Roosevelt Thomas stated Diversity is any collective mixture…

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