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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Target Sticks to Transgender Rights

By | Diversity and inclusioin, GLBT, LGBT Rights, LGBTQ, Transgender, Transphobia | No Comments

Target is not backing down in its policy to let people use the bathroom according to their gender identity. A group called Faith 2 Action, who says they are a “pro-active launching pad for the pro-family movement,” F2A, is organizing a “Don’t Target Our Daughters Day” on June 4, In the past, we saw companies back down because of fear…

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How a Diverse Experience Transformed a Homophobe

By | Diversity, diversity and inclusion, gay marriage, Homophobic Christian, LGBT, LGBT diversity, LGBT Rights | One Comment

What does it take for a homophobic Christian to shed their bigotry and fear,  and see LGBT people not only as humans but to support their quest for equality? For Timothy Kurek it took living his life as a gay man for a year, to go from believing being gay is a sin, to believing that being a good Christian…

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