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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.
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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
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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.”

Pride in action: The A to Z of LGBT

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The words and definitions used in the LGBT community are ever-evolving and often mean different things to different groups. Proper use of this vocabulary is especially important as language is a powerful tool that can help form connections and foster a deeper understanding of the LGBT community and its allies.

Continuing Bloomberg’s commitment to a diverse and open workplace, and in celebration of Pride month, here’s our version of the LGBT glossary. Take a moment to learn some new terms, and turn your pride into action.

Trans*forming Workplace Cultures

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Over the past few years, the trans* agenda has really made its way to the fore. Of all the LGBT+ communities it has historically been the least discussed and understood, and even as recently as 5 years ago, references to binary and non-binary gender identities were unheard of. However the rise in inclusion within popular culture has really helped increase awareness of the trans* community and the challenges it can face.

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