Business

INTO Head of Communications is global LGBT+ leader

INTO Head of Communications is global LGBT+ leader

Head of Communications at the Irish National Teachers’ Union, David Geary, is now included in the global list of thirty LGBT+ public sector leaders. The ranking is compiled by OUTstanding, a not-for-profit professional network for LGBT executives and their allies, in collaboration with Yahoo Finance, and aims to recognise the actions of thirty leading executives […]

Unicorns In Tech: Launch of world’s first LGBTQ tech app

Unicorns In Tech: Launch of world’s first LGBTQ tech app

  UNICORNS IN TECH, the global LGBT+ Tech Community, has launched the world’s first tech app for LGBTQ people, as well as straight allies. It is a meeting place for LGBT+ tech talents who are interested in current technologies such as AI, Machine Learning or Big Data. The UNICORNS IN TECH community has so far […]

ILGA: Job Vacancy – Comms & Media Officer – Deadline 19 August

ILGA: Job Vacancy – Comms & Media Officer – Deadline 19 August

  ILGA-Europe are looking for a Communications and Media Officer to work with the staff team in Brussels. Closing date for receipt of applications: Monday 19 August 2019 (17:00 CET) Please note that only completed application forms are accepted. The Communications and Media Officer will be responsible for ensuring a high profile for the organisation and current issues for LGBTI people with […]

Brunei: Many businesses cut ties over anti-gay death penalty

Brunei: Many businesses cut ties over anti-gay death penalty

Travel agents, London’s transport network, and finance houses were among a rising number of companies on Friday to cut ties with businesses owned by Brunei, to protest over the Sultanate’s introduction of the death penalty for gay sex and adultery. The small Muslim-majority former British protectorate on April 3 rolled out further Islamic Sharia laws, […]

Google barred from LGBT+ equality index over ‘life-threatening’ app

Google barred from LGBT+ equality index over ‘life-threatening’ app

One of the United States’ top LGBT+ charities ejected Google from a gay and transgender rights ranking on Thursday for hosting an app that advises people on how to “recover” from same-sex attraction. Human Rights Campaign (HRC) suspended the tech company from its Corporate Equality Index, which ranks US companies on the benefits they offer […]

US: HRC Announces Huge Support For Reintroduction of Equality Act

US: HRC Announces Huge Support For Reintroduction of Equality Act

The Human Rights Campaign (HRC) have announced that an unprecedented 161 leading businesses have joined HRC’s Business Coalition for the Equality Act. With a combined operation in all 50 states, headquarters in 26 states, more than $3.7 trillion in revenue, and more than 8.5 million employees across the United States, these companies know how important […]

ILGA Europe Vacancy: Communications Director

ILGA Europe Vacancy: Communications Director

Communications Director Open-ended contract Application deadline: 4 February 2019, 12.00 noon CET ILGA-Europe needs a dynamic person with strategic vision to lead their communications work, at a time when Europe is at a cross-roads.