Out & In The News 9/2

Out & In The News is our weekly blog focusing on workplace equality in the news — be sure to check back every Friday for the latest from Out & Equal and our partners! Coming Out To Care: The Fear Of Coming Out As LGBT When You Need Care Living at the intersection of identities […]


Outie Award Nominations – Champion Award

The Champion Award recognizes any LGBT person or Ally who has made a significant contribution to advancing workplace equality. The champion award winner will have shown a unique commitment to LGBT workplace rights and will have used his or her talents to further that cause, even at some risk. Roberta Smith Roberta Smith is currently […]


Outie Award Nominations – LGBT Employee Resource Group of the Year

The Outie for LGBT Employee Resource Group of the Year recognizes a particular employee resource group (ERG), sometimes referred to as a business group or network that has a proven track record of success in advocating for LGBT equal rights in its own workplace. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts— Blue Pride Blue Pride was […]


Out & In the News 8/19

Out & In The News is our weekly blog focusing on workplace equality in the news — be sure to check back every Friday for the latest from Out & Equal and our partners! “Saturday Night Live” Promotes Gay Comedian Chris Kelly To Head Writer Saturday Night Live, the iconic live comedy sketch show, is […]


Out & In The News 8/13

Out & In The News is our weekly blog focusing on workplace equality in the news — be sure to check back every Friday for the latest from Out & Equal and our partners! Abby Wambach: “I’m A Recovering Soccer Player” After 14 years of leading the US national soccer team to Olympic and World […]


Outie Award Nominations – Workplace Excellence

The Workplace Excellence award recognizes an employer whom has had a historic and ongoing commitment to pursuing and executing workplace equality for LGBT employees in their workplace. This employer has a history of continually raising the bar of workplace equality for others to follow. Bank of America In 2009, Bank of America became one of the […]


Out & In The News 8/5

Out & In The News is our weekly blog focusing on workplace equality in the news — be sure to check back every Friday for the latest from Out & Equal and our partners! Asian-American LGBT Groups Find Support in Growing Community Giving Circles While working as a consultant for Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders […]


Are Brazilian Workplaces Diverse & Inclusive?

by Czeslaw Walek, Out & Equal Global Fellow Brazil is the host country of this year’s Summer Olympics, which brings it into the spotlight. The World will look beyond the organization of the sporting events and instead focus on Brazil’s political situation. People will take note of Brazil’s social, cultural and economic status. Out & […]


Out & In The News 7/8

Out & In The News is our weekly blog focusing on workplace equality in the news — be sure to check back every Friday for the latest from Out & Equal and our partners! MA Governor Charlie Baker signs Trans Non-Discrimination legislation into law Massachusetts’s law already prohibits discrimination against trans people in housing and […]


Why Should Companies Support #Pride?

Last year at Pride parades across the country, we celebrated the Supreme Court’s order to federally recognize marriage equality. The events of the weekend were marked by joy; a feeling of finally being recognized; a sense of progress. Only one year later, the mood has shifted 180. This year’s Pride will almost certainly be remembered […]