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Mayor Greg Ballard

Indianapolis’ Inclusive Republican Mayor to Be Grand Marshal of Pride Parade

Unlike the tepid welcome to the LGBT community by Gov. Pence, Indianapolis Mayor Ballard embraces his role as the first sitting mayor to lead the city’s Pride March.

Laverne Cox

32 Worst States for Transgender Equality

Despite increasing awareness and visibility of transgender people, a majority of states scored poorly on transgender equality, which has implications for future labor recruitment.

Millennials Put Low Value on High Salary

New studies are showing that what millennials want in a job comes as a surprise to some employers.

Indiana Senate President Pro Tem David Long

Indiana Legislators Refuse to Consider LGBT Discrimination

Indiana’s lawmakers declined to visit the issue of LGBT protections over the summer for consideration in its next legislative session.

Josh Duggar Pic

Duggar Sex Abuse Scandal and the Hypocrisy of the Anti-LGBT Right

The reality show clan continued to paint LGBT people as sexual predators even after Josh Duggar, as a teen, molested five minors, including his sisters.

Boy Scouts’ President Says Gay Ban Not Sustainable; Girl Scouts Supporting Transgender Members

This week, the Girl Scouts of America and the Boy Scouts of America both announced positive steps towards LGBT equality in their respective organizations.

Yet Another Public Anti-LGBT Figure Caught on Grindr

Once again, an anti-LGBT figure has been found using the popular gay hook-up app.

John Diehl

Anti-LGBT Missouri Lawmaker Resigns in Disgrace Over Texting Scandal

State Rep. John Diehl couldn’t ride out the controversy over his hypocritical sexual relationship with an intern versus his “family values” persona.

Empty Church Pews

Millennials Pushing the Sharp Rise of the Religiously Unaffiliated

Millennials are the least likely generation to be affiliated with an organized religion, according to a new survey, correlating with their progressiveness on social issues such as LGBT rights.

FDA’s Updated Blood Donation Ban Still Discriminatory

While the updated policy on eligible donors is a step in the right direction, work remains to be done.

Conservatives Push Gay Bashing vs. Corporate America

The 2016 presidential campaign has transformed into a battle between evangelicals and liberals.

Bullied child

Study: Bullying of Gay Kids Starts Early and Often

The research shows gay, lesbian or bisexual youths are bullied more than other children even long before they identify their sexuality.

3 Key Practices to Increase Retention Rates of Diverse Employees

Michele G. Green, Vice President and Chief Diversity Officer at Prudential Financial, offers best practices for increasing the retention rates of employees from underrepresented groups.

LGBT Inclusion in the Workplace: EY to Host Free Webcast Panel Discussion from London

During a live webcast, a panel of executives will discuss the findings of a multi-company think tank convened by EY to explore leading practices on LGBT inclusion in the corporate sector.

North Dakota State Rep. Randy Boehning

Anti-LGBT Legislator Caught on Gay Dating App Grindr

A gay-bashing state lawmaker from North Dakota’s hypocrisy is outed when his profile on the popular gay dating app is revealed.


Gay-bashing Lawmakers on the Attack Despite Big Gains in LGBT Acceptance

With the inevitability of marriage equality setting in, anti-LGBT legislators press harder to discriminate on a variety of regulations.

Rep. Bill Flores

GOP Congressman Links Gay Marriage to Baltimore

Rep. Bill Flores ignores institutional racism responsible for the protests in Baltimore in order go after same-gender marriage.

Hourly workers

The Value of Getting Hourly Workers into Employee Resource Groups

Engaging diversity and inclusion through resource groups among hourly workers adds value to both them and the business.

Giorgio Armani: Don’t Dress Gay

Fashion mogul Giorgio Armani under fire after his hateful comments about gay men and their fashion choices.

Porter Novelli Profits on Gay Bashing as Indiana’s Taxpayers Shell Out to Cover Up Gov. Pence’s Mess

Public relations firm takes $2 million from Indiana to “fix” its image despite the state government’s ongoing resistance to protecting LGBT citizens.

Beth Brooke-Marciniak

Indiana’s RFRA ‘Fix’ Doesn’t End Discrimination

EY's Global Vice Chair, Public Policy Beth A. Brooke-Marciniak makes the case against anti-LGBT discrimination.

LGBT & U.S. flags, discrimination

Red State Support for Gay Discrimination Continues

By Kaitlyn D’Onofrio Oklahoma has joined the discriminatory ranks of Indiana and Alabama in its latest bill passed by the Senate. According to the state’s bill, popular ridesharing programs such as Uber and Lyft reserve the right to refuse passengers who identify as transgender or gay: “ shall adopt a policy …

U.S. Supreme Court

Even Lawyers Are Beginning to ‘Get It’

Top law firms are largely staying away from representing bigotry – because it hurts recruiting.

President Barack Obama

Obama Gets Behind Banning LGBT ‘Conversion’ Therapy

The president pushes for the ban of the controversial practice that purports to ‘cure’ LGBT youths and updates White House restroom accommodations for staffers.