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Local Lady Leaders: Q&A with SmarterTravel GM Sarah Hodkinson
Sarah explains how she’s dealt with discrimination, who has inspired her career, and what International Women’s Day represents to her.
March 11, 2019
   #GayBoston
   #LGBTBiz
   #Lesbian
CEO Access for LGBTQ businesses create connections and profits
Marc Coleman is a Philadelphia success story by any means. He grew up in North Philadelphia and went to high school in Willingboro, N.J. From there, it was on to Princeton and Temple universities. Today, his digital agency The Tactile Group has 20 employees and he hopes to hire five more by the end of this year.
March 11, 2019
   #GayPhilly
   #LGBTBiz
This Gay Cottonelle Commercial Is Triggering Homophobes
Who knew a toilet paper ad could be so controversial...
March 02, 2019
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Anti-gay American Family Association isn't happy about Walmart's "pro-homosexual" commercial
Walmart's blind date advert featured two men meeting for the first time and shopping for skillets. Scandal!
March 01, 2019
   #GayAdvertising
   #LGBTBiz
Omnicom Agencies Continue to Champion LGBTQ+ Inclusion
Omnicom Group Inc. (NYSE: OMC) is proud to announce it will be working with NYC Pride as a Platinum Sponsor for the 2019 WorldPride celebration. As part of its sponsorship, Omnicom agencies will be doing in-kind work to promote this year's historic event, which marks the first WorldPride celebration in the United States, the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Uprising and a half-century of LGBTQ+ l...
March 01, 2019
   #GayNYC
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New York City Bill Would Help LGBT-Owned Businesses Compete for Public Contracts
Councilman Ritchie Torres will introduce a bill Thursday that would certify LGBT-owned businesses throughout the city, allowing them to tap into funds and contracts set aside for underserved groups.
February 28, 2019
   NGLCC
   #GayNYC
   #LGBTBiz
Texas' major LGBT chambers of commerce just united to avoid another bathroom bill
Four of Texas' major LGBT chambers of commerce have united to form a coalition that plans to advocate on behalf of LGBT-owned and allied businesses in the state.
January 31, 2019
   #GayDallas
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Does LGBT Media Have A Future?
It’s a dark time for media — LGBT media, especially. What got us here? And how might we survive?
January 30, 2019
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Introducing the 8th Hero of Pride!
In celebration of the NYC arrival of WorldPride 2019, The Mixx is honoring 12 individuals who are making a difference in the lives of the LGBTQ community. Their 8th Pride Hero is Rondu Vincent, Supplier Diversity Director at Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMS), and LGBTQ ally.
January 22, 2019
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   #GayPride
   #LGBTBiz
Alice Derock – Women Empowerment with Strength, Beauty and Spirit
The story of Alice Derock makes for a great women empowerment narrative – a story that captures the strength, beauty and spirit of our gifted LGBTQ+ individuals who give our community its heart. What makes Derock’s journey interesting is not only her incredible rise to success in a male dominated industry but also how, with Wet For Her (WFH),  she is breaking the stigma and taboo on sex toys, and ...
January 21, 2019
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   #Lesbian
Gay Times Announces New CEO in Reflection of Changing Media Landscape
Tag Warner will take over from James Frost as CEO of Gay Times in what will be an exciting year for the global LGBTQ media brand.
January 10, 2019
   #GayLondon
   #LGBTBiz
TBWA tool wants to connect agencies with diverse vendors
'OneSandbox' is a membership-based search platform created by TBWA to find diverse and women-owned creative vendors.
January 09, 2019
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   #GayAdvertising
   #LGBTBiz
2019 Diversity & Inclusion Conference Philadelphia
Early Bird rates are now available for the 2019 Diversity & Inclusion Conference! This is an education summit to learn new innovative, forward-thinking #diversity, #equity and #inclusion approaches. Learn more and register at diphilly.com. #2019DIPHILLY #Philadelphia
December 29, 2018
   #GayPhilly
   #LGBTBiz
Ben Hunte named first LGBT correspondent for BBC News
He currently presents What's New? - the BBC's first TV programme and digital service for children in Africa, and will begin his new role in January. Hunte, who has also presented LGBT-themed programmes on BBC Radio, said the job was "a dream come true".
December 14, 2018
   #GayLondon
   #LGBTYouth
   #LGBTBiz
LGBT Great launches industry inclusion tracker
The investment industry LGBT+ inclusivity organisation backed by Fidelity, T. Rowe Price, Legal & General Investment Management, St. James's Place and Northern Trust, has launched a tool analysing the industry's inclusion progress.
November 30, 2018
   #GayLondon
   #LGBTBiz
The Story Behind the Nation's First Standalone LGBTQ+ Accelerator, Which Graduates Its 20th Startup Today
StartOut Growth Lab is billed as the first standalone, brick-and-mortar accelerator focusing entirely on LGBTQ+ entrepreneurs.
November 30, 2018
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Raw London wins PrideAM's LGBT ad competition
The free-to-enter competition asks adland to reinvent a mainstream ad campaign for a LGBT+ audience, to highlight the debate around diversity and inclusion in marketing.
November 28, 2018
   #GayLondon
   #GayPride
   #LGBTBiz
PCMA Ascent: Dave Jefferys on the LGBT Meetings & Events Community
Meet David Jefferys, president of Altus Agency, and founder of the LGBT Meeting Professionals Association (LGBTMPA). He saw a growing number of LGBT meeting professionals and helped them become a formal organization to “increase the visibility of the impact that the LGBT community has on meetings and events.”
November 28, 2018
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   #LGBTBiz
Eboné F. Bell Talks Building Queer Magazine, Tagg, From The Ground Up
Bell wanted to see more women represented in LGBT magazines, especially women of color. She wanted to see more trans people and bisexual women as well. So she founded Tagg Magazine, a publication that spotlights, as its tagline reads, “Everything Lesbian, Queer, and Under the Rainbow.”
November 10, 2018
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   #QPOC
   #LGBTBiz
   #Lesbian
Silicon Valley Wouldn't Give Her Money, So This 'Proud Gay Black' Founder Went to New York City
Heather Hiles, founder of Pathbrite, an education technology company, wants to help founders find the right investors--and be prepared to sell to them.
November 08, 2018
   #GayNYC
   #QPOC
   #LGBTBiz

LGBTQ Media - Power, Performance & Perception

A lot has evolved over the years when it comes to LGBTQ online media. In this blog post, we take a deeper dive into the evolution of website traffic and where it comes from, ranging from bookmarked li...
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November 05, 2018

   Pink Banana Media
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'It's great to be niche. It also sucks': inside the grind of queer publishing
For queer publishers, life can be tough: despite the corporate love of all things LGBTQ, there’s no money in it
October 31, 2018
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Nielsen's Pledge To LGBT Homes: We Want Your Data
As part of "its commitment to reflect important demographic and household characteristics in its National TV panel," Nielsen has revealed that it will expand its reporting capabilities to identify same gender spouses and partners and their households.
October 27, 2018
   GLAAD
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How Bernadette Smith, Founder Of Equality Institute, Trains Businesses To Treat People Better
Bernadette Smith’s mission in life has always been to help people feel safer. It’s why she founded Equality Institute, which holds trainings for corporations around how to make LGBTQ customers and employees most comfortable.
October 24, 2018
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