I got this press release from Out & Equal Workplace Advocates, who work tirelessly to end employment discrimination for the LGBT community. Not everyone in the LGBT community may want to get married, but most of us are employed!
As ENDA is Reintroduced, LGBT Executives Gather to Plan Big Moves for Workplace Equality
April 25, 2013 | San Francisco - The sixth annual Out & Equal Executive Forum convened over 30 high-ranking and emerging lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) leaders to share best practices for advancing LGBT workplace equality. Over the course of the two-day symposium, held April 24 & 25 at the Four Seasons in San Francisco, participants focused on building their strengths as executives in some of the world’s largest corporations and furthering their skills as LGBT leaders.
Tomorrow, Thursday, the Employment Non-Discrimination Act will be introduced in the US House and the US Senate, with bi-partisan sponsorship in both houses, and in my mind, I’ll be watching, the recently evolved republicans, as to how true they are to their new positions, supporting the LBGT community. Continue reading
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No, I’m not posting about gun control. However, what I want to talk about, is the upcoming 2012 Election. Thoughts about it, hit me hard today, as the first Presidential debate takes place tonight. I’m ready for it…I’m registered….I know when, where and about what time I’m going to place my vote. My question for anyone reading this is…ARE YOU? If you’re a last-minute type of person, and haven’t registered yet, you may still have a chance, and you can check here to see if you can. If you are registered and possibly not sure who you want to vote for, then give thought to a few things that have crossed my mind today, if for some unfortunate reason, the President were not to be re-elected. The SUDDEN IMPACT it would have.
From the Advocate’s Facebook site: We were inspired by an idea that Dan Savage floated for an ENDA ad campaign in a recent interview with us: “…there should be a campaign for the Marines that says, I shower next to a gay person, you can work next to one.” Voila!
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