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Mexico: Firms growing more LGBT+ friendly – Report

Mexico: Firms growing more LGBT+ friendly – Report

The number of Mexican companies with LGBT+ friendly work policies nearly doubled in the past year, a leading rights group reported on Thursday, showing the influence of U.S. corporations on local business partners to support gay and trans workers. The number grew to 120 from 69 the previous year, according to the annual Equidad MX […]

US: Goldman Sachs internal campaign on use of gender pronouns

US: Goldman Sachs internal campaign on use of gender pronouns

(Reuters) – Goldman Sachs Group Inc (GS.N) said on Friday it has launched an internal campaign to promote awareness about pronouns and how employees self-identify. In a blog post, Goldman listed “tips for being an inclusive ally”, and advised that employees should not assume a colleague’s pronoun or pronouns based on gender.

‘We stand and we resist’ – Brazil’s first LGBT+ bank

‘We stand and we resist’ – Brazil’s first LGBT+ bank

The head of Brazil’s first bank for gay and trans people said on Thursday that he aimed to tap into an overlooked market, combat prejudice, and support social issues that matter to LGBT+ people. Marcio Orlandi Jr., chief executive of Pride Bank, which launched in beta testing mode this week, said other banks were failing […]

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, […]