Seeking Renewal: Detroit aims for a comeback and to embrace its LGBT population

By Chris Huqueriza — Detroit is ready for a comeback. After decades of dealing with poverty and bankruptcy issues, the city is looking to return to prosperity. For Detroit native James Felton Keith, one answer is a more visible LGBT community. In other struggling cities, LGBT populations are known for moving into and improving long-ignored […]


Get Ready For The 2014 Out & Equal Workplace Summit

By Michelle Smith — I’m often asked by first time Summit attendees, what should they expect? The bottom line is that they will be in the company of thousands of individuals from all industries and geographies that either already support lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender equality in the workplace – and are there to improve their […]


Houston Sees Red and Passes an Equal Rights Ordinance

By Mike Craig, edited by Jessica Franklin — Houston Mayor Annise Parker – the first openly gay mayor in US history – and the City Council passed the Houston Equal Rights Ordinance, also known as “HERO” on May 28 this year. It was the culmination of many months of work led by Mayor Parker, Council […]