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SAGE and LifeCents Partner on Financial Wellness Program for LGBT Elders

SAGE’s custom program from LifeCents offers financial literacy assistance in response to unique challenges caused by COVID-19
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NEW YORK, August 17, 2020 /3BL Media/ -- SAGE, the world’s largest and oldest organization dedicated to improving the lives of LGBT elders, partnered with LifeCents to develop and launch SAGECents, a unique version of the app built specifically for LGBT elders. This program was created to ensure LGBT elders have access to resources that will support their financial literacy and stability.

LGBT Community Still Faces Hurdles to Homeownership

Industry professionals and several reports suggest LGBT individuals have lower homeownership rates than non-LGBT adults and concerns of discrimination
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The American dream of owning a home, for many in the LGBT community, still appears to be just that — a dream.

With Pride Month underway in June, housing industry professionals and several research reports suggest that LGBT individuals have lower homeownership rates than non-LGBT adults, still experience discrimination in home-buying, including documented instances of lower mortgage approvals and higher interest rates than the non-LGBT population.

LA Galaxy to Host Sixth Annual Pride Night

LA Galaxy will partner with Los Angeles LGBT Center for Pride Night, one of the longest-running Pride Nights in professional sports
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AEG’s LA Galaxy will host their sixth annual Pride Night, one of the longest-running Pride Nights in professional sports, on Sunday, June 2 at 7:30 p.m. PT when the club hosts New England Revolution at Dignity Health Sports Park in a match presented by Spectrum SportsNet. The Galaxy will partner with the Los Angeles LGBT Center, the world’s largest LGBT organization, as part of its 50th anniversary celebration.

LGBT Great Membership Launch Announcement

LGBT Great is delighted to announce the launch of our global Membership proposition supported by Fidelity International, Legal & General, T. Rowe Price, St James Place Wealth Management & Northern Trust who are our first five founding members.
Press Release

Northern Trust's Executive Vice President Connie Lindsey says,

Sodexo Wins Outie Award for Workplace Excellence at Out & Equal

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GAITHERSBURG, Md., October 4, 2018 /3BL Media/ Sodexo, a food services and facilities management company committed to Quality of Life, announced today that it has won an Outie Award for Workplace Excellence at the Out & Equal Workplace Summit in Seattle. This award recognizes Sodexo for the organization’s historic and ongoing commitment to pursuing and executing workplace inclusion and equality for LGBT employees.

Model Behaviour: How Val Walls is Leading By Example To Engage LGBT + Employees, Customers and Allies at Scotiabank

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As Director of Sales Effectiveness at Scotiabank, as well as lead champion for Scotiabank’s Toronto Pride Employee Resource Group, Val Walls is always asking herself: How can I touch, move, inspire and make a difference? She shares how she’s driving change  and creating an inclusive vision of LGBT+ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Trans+) rights.

-By Shelly White

For Val Walls, the energy at Toronto’s Pride Parade feels like “arriving at the top of the mountain.”

An Ally at the Intersection

By: Gerri Mason Hall
Blog

Imagine a room with 4,000 people from every state and 40 other nations. It’s a giant room which intersects many ages, genders, races, abilities and ethnicities along with a diverse range of talents, experience and professions. In fact, they come from more than 250 employers including my own, Sodexo. You might wonder what makes this global business conference unique?

Change for the Better: How Ana Gatti’s Experience as an LGBT Woman in Financial Services has Improved Throughout Her Career

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Ana Gatti once interviewed for a company where all 52 branch managers were men. Now the Director and Chief Auditor at Scotiabank Uruguay, she reflects on how far the financial industry has come over the past decade in its acceptance of women and members of the LGBT+ community, like herself. 

By Katy Paul-Chowdhury 

Texas Diversity Council Discusses LGBT Cultural Competency at 2017 Healthcare Diversity Summit

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DALLAS, June 27, 2017 /3BL Media/ – The Texas Diversity Council is proud to announce the 2017 Greater Dallas Healthcare Diversity Summit that will be held July 11, 2017. The event will be hosted by long-time corporate partner, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, for the 5th consecutive year. Attendees will gain knowledge and advice from some of the top leaders in the healthcare field. The theme of this year’s summit is “Diversity in Healthcare: It’s Time for Action.”

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