North Carolina Anti-LGBT Legislation

Out & Equal Workplace Advocates knows that when state laws are inclusive—we all do better locally and nationally. Out & Equal is disappointed that North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory has signed into law the most extreme, anti-LGBT legislation in the country. House Bill 2 repeals Charlotte’s ordinance, prevents other towns from passing their own nondiscrimination […]

The Case for Corporate Activism

by Isabel Porras, Associate Director of Research As Georgia Governor Nathan Deal considers whether to sign the religious exemption bill recently passed by the state Senate, progressive corporations are speaking out. Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff, along with other corporate leaders including Intel CEO Brian Krzanich and Dow Chemical CEO Kevin Kolever, have taken to Twitter […]

Selisse Berry at #EconPride

While LGBT marriage has been legalized in 22 countries, it is still illegal to be LGBT in nearly 80 countries around the world. Selisse Berry, founder and chief executive of Out & Equal, shares insights with The Economist into how to do business globally and how to protect LGBT people who are out and equal […]

South Dakota Governor Vetoes Proprosed Restroom Restrictions Law

Out & Equal Workplace Advocates’ Statement on Proposed Transgender Bathroom Bill in the State of South Dakota Out & Equal Workplace Advocates applauds South Dakota Governor Dennis Daugaard’s veto of HB 1008 which would have legally sanctioned discrimination against transgender youth in South Dakota public schools. As the premier organization that works closely with leading national and […]