2016

Out Magazine: Jan 22, 2016
New Study Measures the State of LGBT Equality in America

2015

Gay Star News: June 2, 2015
Selisse Berry quoted on Department of Labor’s Pride month blog about LGBT inclusion

Bloomberg: June 8, 2015
Selisse Berry interviewed by Bloomberg BNA about how employees can support their transgender and transitioning employees.

Gay Star News: May 13, 2015
Features announcement of Out & Equal partnership with Disney to produce LGBT Equality Institute

Wall Street Journal: May 12, 2015
Selisse Berry quoted about need for companies to keep employee domestic partner benefits even after same-sex marriage become law of the land

San Francisco Business Times: May 1, 2015
Selisse Berry named one of the “Most Influential Women in Bay Area Business 2015”

Bay Area Reporter: April 9, 2015
Selisse Berry quoted about companies leading way against anti-LGBT “religious freedom” bills and coverage of Out & Equal’s open letter template and talking points for businesses that want to stand up for equality

Dallas Voice: April 3, 2015
Selisse Berry quoted about anti-LGBT “religious freedom” bills

Bay Area Reporter: April 2, 2015
Coverage of 2015 Momentum celebration

SF Business Times: March 31, 2015
Coverage of “Transparent” winning Out & Equal Momentum Leadership Award

SF Business Times: March 31, 2015
Selisse Berry and Reza Rahaman quoted from their 2015 Momentum gala speeches

Gay Star News: March 17, 2015
Selisse Berry quoted about her testimony at historic U.S. Commission on Civil Rights LGBT briefing

San Francisco Chronicle: February 7, 2015
Selisse Berry letter to editor about LGBT employment rights in religious schools

2014

Forbes: December 23, 2014
Covers Wells Fargo CEO John Stumpf’s speech at Out & Equal Workplace Summit

Bay Area Reporter: November 13, 2014
Out & Equal releases report on the cost to business of inconsistent marriage laws

San Francisco Business Times: November 7, 2014
Out & Equal’s summit highlights Bank of America’s long journey for LGBT advancement

San Francisco Business Times: November 7, 2014
NSA targets LGBT community — for employment

San Francisco Business Times: November 6, 2014
Wells Fargo CEO John Stumpf featured in coverage of Workplace Summit

San Francisco Chronicle: November 5, 2014
Billie Jean King featured in coverage of Workplace Summit

San Francisco Business Times: November 4, 2014
Record crowd at Out & Equal’s conference underscores LGBT workplace progress

San Francisco Chronicle: October 30, 2014
Selisse Berry op-ed puts Tim Cook’s coming out into perspective

San Francisco Chronicle: October 30, 2014
Out & Equal’s new public service announcement video featured

USA Today: October 30, 2014
Selisse Berry quoted on why it’s important to come out at work

Los Angeles Times: October 30, 2014
Selisse Berry quoted on impact of Apple CEO Tim Cook’s coming out on future LGBT executives

Fortune magazine: October 30, 2014
Selisse Berry quoted on Fortune 500 track record of workplace equality

San Jose Mercury News: October 30, 2014
Selisse Berry quoted on how Apple CEO Tim Cook’s coming out will affect all LGBT employees

San Francisco Bay Area Reporter: October 30, 2014
Advance coverage of the Workplace Summit and status of LGBT equality

CBS Radio San Francisco Bay Area: October 19, 2014
Selisse Berry discusses the founding of Out & Equal and the work that still needs to be done.

San Francisco Chronicle: July 7, 2014
Selisse Berry is profiled on the front page of the San Francisco Chronicle.

New York Times: May 26, 2014
Selisse Berry’s letter to the editor in the New York Times about the dearth of openly LGBT chief executives.

2013

CBS San Francisco Bay Area: February, 2013

Out & Equal is a San Francisco-based nonprofit organization that collaborates with Fortune 1000 corporations and government agencies around the world to help them create safe and supportive work environments for their lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender employees. We do this by providing professional development opportunities; establishing and supporting employee resource groups; developing hiring policies and training programs; providing networking opportunities; and developing career advancement programs. Out & Equal, which was founded in 1996, brings together employees and experts from around the world each year at its Workplace Summit, where attendees learn about current and emerging best practices to ensure greater opportunities and equality for LGBT employees.