Why LGBT People Don't Need Special Rights

By | Diversity and inclusioin, gay employees, inclusion, Lesbian, Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender, LGBT, LGBT ally, LGBT diversity, LGBT equality, LGBT Inclusion, LGBT Rights | 12 Comments

  During a recent client meeting on inclusion, when the words LGBTQ came up, one of the meeting attendees remarked, “I’m not anti-gay but I just don’t believe that should have special rights.” My first thought, “Oh no, do we really have to have this conversation again?” Obviously we did. I told this woman that LGBT people want the same…

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Is Republican Support for Gay Marriage Impure?

By | Diversity, diversity ally, Lesbian, LGBT, LGBT ally, LGBT children, Sen.Rob Portman | No Comments

I heard an LGBT activist on television infer that the Democrats who supported gay marriage were more “pure,” than Republicans who support gay marriage.  He said that Democrats were more sincere because the only reason previous anti-gay Republicans like Sen. Rob Portman supported gay marriage was because they found out they had kids who were LGBT or had friends that…

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Diversity and Inclusionist Leadership; How to Help LGBT Employees Help Your Organization Grow

By | Diversity, diversity and inclusion, diversity leadership, gay employees, Lesbian, LGBT inclusion Bisexual, Transgender | No Comments

Are you a Diversity and Inclusionist Leader? Use these 16 tips, to help LGBT employees help your organization grow According to research done by the Human Rights Campaign, over half of all Fortune 500 companies have a non-discrimination policy for sexual orientation and over 100 private employers protect gender identity in their non-discrimination clause. Some states such as California have…

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