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Brazil: Holiday hiring reaches out to trans community

Brazil: Holiday hiring reaches out to trans community

Brazilian LGBT+ rights activists on Tuesday hailed Dutch retailer, C&A, for directing a new hiring campaign at under-represented minorities, including transgender people. The company announced that it would be hiring for 5,000 temporary roles, at more than 270 stores across the country, and encouraged both transgender people and refugees to apply.

Aid experts fear ‘Cambridge Analytica moment’ over big data

Aid experts fear ‘Cambridge Analytica moment’ over big data

‘Is the data aid agencies collect from the people they help secure enough? Not necessarily, experts say – and that’s creating risks’ Are you HIV-positive? Gay? Frustrated with government assistance after a disaster? Aid workers are increasingly asking such questions of the people they help, hoping to better pinpoint their needs by gathering and analyzing […]

Nominations Now Open! For Inspirational LGBT+ Executives, Future Leaders and Allies

Nominations Now Open! For Inspirational LGBT+ Executives, Future Leaders and Allies

OUTstanding nominations are now open for the 2018 LGBT+ Executives, LGBT+ Public Sector Executives, Ally Executives and LGBT+ Future Leaders Nominate yourself, or someone who has inspired you, via the OUTstanding website Nominations for the inspirational role model lists close on September 7th 2018 OUTstanding, the membership initiative for LGBT+ inclusion in business, today launches […]

Video: CNN Interview on Carnival Cruises’ support for OUTBermuda

Video: CNN Interview on Carnival Cruises’ support for OUTBermuda

When Bermuda overturned their same-sex marriage laws recently, it led to Carnival Cruises teaming up with LGBT rights group, OUTBermuda, to mount a legal challenge to the new legislation (Domestic Partnership Act) banning same-sex marriage. Equal marriage had previously been legal in Bermuda since 2017. Carnival Cruises is one of the largest cruise companies in […]

ILGA: Invitation To Bid For Consultancy Services – New Strategic Plan

ILGA: Invitation To Bid For Consultancy Services – New Strategic Plan

The Executive Board of ILGA invites bids from consultants to develop and produce ILGA’s next Strategic Plan (2019-2022). For the period 2014-2018 ILGA has operated according to its strategic plan, which was produced by the ILGA Board in consultation with members and approved by ILGA’s membership at the XXVII World Conference in Mexico City in […]

Pride & Prejudice – Global LGBT Conference

Pride & Prejudice – Global LGBT Conference

Pride and Prejudice began in 2016, and will continue in 2018 as a global LGBT conference and initiative that will catalyse fresh debate on the economic and human costs of discrimination against the LGBT community. ILGA supports Pride and Prejudice, a global initiative organised by The Economist Events. The 24-hour event taking place on May […]

Line Out For Workplace Wellbeing Day – Call On Employers To Sign Up For Ireland’s 4th National WWD 2018

Line Out For Workplace Wellbeing Day – Call On Employers To Sign Up For Ireland’s 4th National WWD 2018

Former Munster, Ireland, and the British and Irish Lions rugby player, David Wallace, and Dublin Ladies Footballer, Martha Byrne, call on employers to sign up for Ireland’s 4th National Workplace Wellbeing Day, on 13th April 2018. Workplace Wellbeing Day is an initiative of Food Drink Ireland, part of Ibec, and is part of the organisation’s […]