If you haven’t read this report from McKinsey & Company, you really should. I have spoken and written at length about how companies must evolve from “policy to practice” in their LGBTQ inclusion initiatives, and especially as they pertain to their transgender and non-binary employees. This piece, in its own way, speaks directly to that concept. The work must continue!…read more
I absolutely love this story, which to be quite candid, connects so well with what PFLAG National/Straight for Equality was founded on – a parent’s love for their LGBTQ+ child. Sometimes the hardest thing a parent can do is let their child lead…read more
Attention California-based companies of all sizes! Wonderful and useful information for trans people in California, from my friends at SoCal ACLU and the State of California Department of Fair Employment & Housing
If you want to better understand the history of the transgender community and the violence that many face every day of their life – especially my brothers and sisters of color – than take a few minutes to read this piece on Rita Hester. Unfortunately, it’s looking like we are going to have many new names to read at TDOR later this year…read more
Thank you for finding the words that elude me in my anger Charlotte Clymer:
“There are systemic barriers in place that enable this epidemic of violence against trans people, particularly, black trans women. It’s discrimination in employment, discrimination in housing, discrimination in credit. If you cannot create a livelihood, if you can’t get hired, if you can’t find suitable housing, you’re at greater risk of violence,” Charlotte Clymer, an LGBTQ+ activist, said.