Post Tagged with: "Luke Visconti"

  • Does Gay Marriage Violate Your Religious Values?

    06/19/2009 12:00 am We're reaching a crossroads in the way our country treats its LGBT citizens. The dominos are starting to fall.
  • Are White Men Racist When They Ignore Ethnicity?

    Are White Men Racist When They Ignore Ethnicity?

    06/01/2009 12:00 am There's no business case for diversity unless you make it, says DiversityInc's CEO Luke Visconti. How can a company manage diversity to produce positive results?
  • E-Mail of the Day: What Is Acting White?

    E-Mail of the Day: What Is Acting White?

    05/14/2009 12:00 am Does it mean losing your diction? Wearing your hair straight? Hiding who you really are? Luke Visconti, CEO of DiversityInc, gives the lowdown.
  • Where Does Equality Begin? (VIDEO)

    05/12/2009 12:00 am Are all school systems created equal? Watch DiversityInc CEO Luke Visconti's keynote on how the U.S. education system should level the socioeconomic playing field.
  • Ask the White Guy: Do Public Schools ‘Get’ LGBT Issues?

    Ask the White Guy: Do Public Schools ‘Get’ LGBT Issues?

    05/04/2009 12:00 am One reader, a teacher, says she never learned how to deal with LGBT issues in the classroom. But the White Guy says despite this, perceptions of LGBTs are improving and have been improving significantly since 1997.
  • Where Are DiversityInc’s Black Developer and Builder Stories?

    Where Are DiversityInc’s Black Developer and Builder Stories?

    03/06/2009 12:00 am DiversityInc often has stories about different industries in corporate America. But one reader wondered why DiversityInc doesn't have stories on Black developers. The White Guy explains.
  • The Future of Diversity Debate: Education & Economic Status

    The Future of Diversity Debate: Education & Economic Status

    02/10/2009 12:00 am A reader questions whether focusing on education and socioeconomic status will lead to a greater diversity debate. The White Guy responds with hopeful promise.
  • Is Wearing a Tie a Nuisance?

    Is Wearing a Tie a Nuisance?

    02/02/2009 12:00 am A reader tries to convince the White Guy that conforming to standard Western business attire is equal to sexism or homophobia. Read how the White Guy responds.
  • Are White Men Entitled to Be Angry?

    Are White Men Entitled to Be Angry?

    01/26/2009 12:00 am Whites are expected to make up less than half the population by 2042. A DiversityInc reader asks if whites have the right to be angry about their dwindling deep-rooted culture. Read the White Guy's response.
  • What About Religious Expression?

    What About Religious Expression?

    01/05/2009 12:00 am What's the difference between proselytizing and religious expression? Who gets to decide how much religious expression is acceptable in the workplace? The White Guy addresses both questions in his latest blog entry.
  • Is Black Culture the Problem With Education?

    Is Black Culture the Problem With Education?

    12/19/2008 12:00 am A reader says the burden on fixing disparities in education falls on the Black community because of cultural reasons. But the White Guy says it's not the fault of the Black community--and it will take an effort from ALL Americans to fix education.
  • Ask the White Guy: How Do You Respond to Offensive Language at the Office?

    Ask the White Guy: How Do You Respond to Offensive Language at the Office?

    12/16/2008 12:00 am While at work, you may hear completely offensive language. But the White Guy says you don't have to tolerate it.
  • Ask the White Guy: Your Orientation Is Fundamental to Who You Are

    Ask the White Guy: Your Orientation Is Fundamental to Who You Are

    12/12/2008 12:00 am The White Guy responds to a reader e-mail with a resounding answer that a person's orientation is fundamental to his or her whole being--and he says being able to be one's whole self at work is absolutely critical for true diversity.
  • Ask the White Guy: LGBT Rights vs. Religious Expression

    Ask the White Guy: LGBT Rights vs. Religious Expression

    12/09/2008 12:00 am Where do you draw the line between respecting religious beliefs and standing up for corporate values that demand equal treatment and respect of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people? The White Guy says there's no line to be drawn.
  • Asking the White Guys: Don’t Try This at Home

    Asking the White Guys: Don’t Try This at Home

    11/03/2008 12:00 am A DiversityInc reader asks advice about his plan to hold a diversity summit that includes a panel called "Ask the White Guys." Don't do it, advises the White Guy; you may end up doing more harm than good.
  • Are Blacks ‘Stuck’ Because They Blame Others?

    Are Blacks ‘Stuck’ Because They Blame Others?

    10/31/2008 12:00 am A reader asks if Blacks are stuck in the past because they can't "get over" color. No, says the White Guy, as well as another reader -- ignoring the past's impact on today is by far the bigger danger.
  • How Race Has Benefited Barack Obama

    How Race Has Benefited Barack Obama

    10/30/2008 12:00 am The White Guy responds to a reader's question of whether Sen. Barack Obama is facing opposition simply because he is a Black man.
  • Ask the White Guy: Homophobes Shouldn’t Hide Behind Religion

    Ask the White Guy: Homophobes Shouldn’t Hide Behind Religion

    10/29/2008 12:00 am The White Guy responds to a reader's comment and clarifies some points made in his previous post, "Are Traditional Christian Values Part of Diversity?"
  • Are Traditional Christian Values Part of Diversity?

    Are Traditional Christian Values Part of Diversity?

    10/03/2008 12:00 am The White Guy responds to a reader's comment that DiversityInc has ignored traditional Christian views.
  • LPGA Is Wrong in Its English-Only Stance

    LPGA Is Wrong in Its English-Only Stance

    09/12/2008 12:00 am The White Guy responds to a reader's question about the LPGA's recent requirement that all players must speak English in order to participate in tournaments.
  • Lose the Locks for a Promotion?

    Lose the Locks for a Promotion?

    08/11/2008 12:00 am Find out what the White Guy says to a reader who wonders if he has to lose the locks to interview for a senior-executive position.
  • Why Whites Can’t ‘Get Over’ Color

    Why Whites Can’t ‘Get Over’ Color

    06/19/2008 12:00 am A DiversityInc reader believes whites are the ones being discriminated against now--and that the only way to move forward is to "get over the color." The White Guy explains why these beliefs are proof of white privilege.
  • Ask the White Guy: More on Religion, Christians and LGBT Rights

    Ask the White Guy: More on Religion, Christians and LGBT Rights

    03/03/2008 12:00 am A controversial Ask the White Guy on religion in the workplace sparked a slew of responses from DiversityInc readers, one of whom asked how to respond to someone who says rejecting religious beliefs (such as Christian beliefs that trump the rights of LGBT people) is itself intolerant. The White Guy provides the answer: All civil and human rights are absolute.
  • Are Employee-Resource Groups Relevant to Younger People?

    Are Employee-Resource Groups Relevant to Younger People?

    02/19/2008 12:00 am A reader wants to know if younger employees, who are increasingly multicultural, will still find employee-resource groups useful. The White Guy explains why they are inclusive and very valuable to both companies and workers.
  • ‘You Don’t Look White,’ Reader Tells White Guy

    ‘You Don’t Look White,’ Reader Tells White Guy

    10/26/2007 12:00 am The same reader who asks the White Guy why the descendants of African tribal leaders shouldn't pay reparations for slavery also questions his racial/ethnic identity. What does the White Guy have to say?