Top Five Workplaces Of Choice For LGBTQ Employees

Top Five Workplaces Of Choice For LGBTQ Employees

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By Tim Levy Sexual orientation discrimination in the workplace can be hard to detect. Hiring biases are acted upon every day without human resources themselves sometimes even noticing that their companies are not diverse and the people they onboard all tend to be the same. The good news is that there are companies that enthusiastically have LGBTQ employees, and these companies make it part of their corporate vision to employ people of all gender identities. The following are just five of many other companies that embrace LGBTQ equality in the workplace as well as beyond it. Apple Apple's been defending gender rights for some time. It's not just jumping on a politically correct bandwagon. It put up $100,000 in 2008 to fund the battle against the Proposition 8 effort to…
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LGBTI CAREER FAIR FOR LAWYERS

LGBTI CAREER FAIR FOR LAWYERS

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The ALICE Summit 2016 is waiting with a diverse program and offers more room for networking, education, political discussions and fun activities and all underneath the motto “Finding Unicorns – Connecting LGBTI Lawyers”. Visitors may get in touch with many others during the speed networking session, they may discuss during a panel about marriage equality, talk to company representatives in the company lounge or enjoy a drink at the Law Reception in the evening. To celebrate a successful day you are welcome to join like-minded people to one of Cologne’s famous clubs. The days prior and after are also going to be used to enjoy some fun activities with others interested. ALICE – EUROPE’S FIRST LGBTI CAREER FAIR FOR LAWYERS – ALICE provides students, trainee teachers, lawyers and all those who are…
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FALL LGBTQ CAREER FAIR SAN FRANCISCO

FALL LGBTQ CAREER FAIR SAN FRANCISCO

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The SF LGBT Center will host its 39th LGBTQ Career Fair, the nation's largest, on October 27, 2016. The event, which is expected to feature over 40 Bay Area employers, will be held at LinkedIn's San Francisco offices located at 222 2nd Street (cross street is Howard), from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. The event, produced by the Center's LGBTQ Employment and Trans Employment Programs, showcases leading Bay Area employers dedicated to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. The career fair also provides job seekers the opportunity to network and learn about a wide range of opportunities and careers. Among the over 40 companies attending: LinkedIn, Microsoft, Pandora, Apple, SolarCity, Comcast, Accenture, and Nielsen. Media sponsor San Francisco Business Times will be also showcasing at the event. Job seekers attending the career fair will also…
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LGBT Community and Employment Discrimination

LGBT Community and Employment Discrimination

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Today, SF LGBT Center's Director Rebecca Rolfe shared her interview with SF Examiner regarding employment discrimination facing the LGBT Community. Today the San Francisco Examiner provided me with the opportunity to discuss a very real problem for the LGBTQ community in San Francisco: unemployment and employment discrimination and harassment, particularly among transgender individuals and people of color. You can read the entire piece here.   While many of us are enjoying incredible prosperity, a large number of LGBTQ people living here continue to experience unemployment, underemployment, and/or barely making a living wage.    With your continued support, the SF LGBT Center is working hard to help alleviate this problem.  Our LGBTQ Employment and Trans Employment programs work with over 3,000 people every year to provide them with the tools they need to be…
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Director of East Coast Development Out & Equal

Director of East Coast Development Out & Equal

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Out & Equal - Washington, DC Join a dynamic team of movement leaders creating global LGBT workplace equality! After 20 years successfully leading the LGBT workplace equality movement from the San Francisco office, Out & Equal is hiring our first Director of East Coast Development in Washington, DC. This position will have the opportunity to execute LGBT workplace equality through relationship building, stewarding corporate and public partnerships and acting as a representative of the organization in key East Coast cities. The ideal candidate will be a driven, outgoing person who excels at building relationships with a strong understanding of and fervent commitment to LGBT workplace equality. Key strengths include communications, fundraising and event management. This role will have the opportunity to work directly with Out & Equal founder and CEO, Selisse Berry along with corporate executives and…
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Chief Program Officer  Services & Advocacy for GLBT Elders (SAGE)

Chief Program Officer Services & Advocacy for GLBT Elders (SAGE)

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Services & Advocacy for GLBT Elders (SAGE) - New York, NY Services and Advocacy for GLBT Elders (SAGE) is the country's largest and oldest organization dedicated to improving the lives of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) older adults. Founded in 1978 and headquartered in New York City, SAGE is a national organization that offers supportive services and consumer resources for LGBT older adults and their caregivers, advocates for public policy changes that address the needs of LGBT older people, and provides cultural competency training for aging providers and LGBT organizations. Position Overview: With dual reporting lines to the Chief Executive Officer and Chief Operating Officer, the Chief Program Officer is part of a seven-person executive leadership team. The Chief Program Officer is responsible for ensuring SAGE’s direct services are…
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Administrative Analyst Transgender Initiatives

Administrative Analyst Transgender Initiatives

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City & County of San Francisco - San Francisco, CA Introduction APPOINTMENT TYPE: Permanent Exempt (PEX), this position is excluded by the Charter from the competitive Civil Service examination process and shall serve at the discretion of the Appointing Officer. POSITION DESCRIPTION: San Francisco is the first city in the nation to have a position dedicated to advancing the rights of the transgender community. Under general direction of the new Senior Advisor for Transgender Initiatives, the 1822 Administrative Analyst conducts complex analysis to support the development and evaluation of transgender policy and initiatives. The incumbent will assist with the coordination of the City’s transgender policies across departments, providing difficult and detailed professional-level analytical work in a variety of functional areas, such as legislative and policy analysis; budgeting; program evaluation and…
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Grant Manager Center on Halsted Chicago

Grant Manager Center on Halsted Chicago

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Center on Halsted - Chicago, IL The Grant Writer will lead the identification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of private foundations and government agencies. The Manager will also coordinate internal staff and resources to develop accurate and timely funding proposals, intermittent and final reports and will create the Center's annual reports. The Grant Writer is responsible for the planning and management of raising funds from corporations, foundations, and government agencies through a broad range of fundraising activities including proposals, site visits, stewardship, reports, research, and other meaningful contact with donors and prospects. Job Responsibilities: Effectively prepare and guide the COO in the capacity of cultivation and stewardship of existing and potential foundation donors—planning how and when to leverage her time and resources as it relates to relationship management. Write all agency proposals,…
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Assistant Director of Leadership and LGBTQIA Involvement

Assistant Director of Leadership and LGBTQIA Involvement

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Washington University in St. Louis The Assistant Director of Leadership and LGBTQIA Involvement serves as a key member of the Campus Life team by supporting two major components of the Student Affairs mission: student leadership and diversity and inclusion. To support these priorities, the Assistant Director will offer strategic influence over the following areas: LGBTQIA Involvement and Leadership Development Programs. The Assistant Director is an advisor, advocate, and resource to lesbian, gay, bisexual, asexual, trans*, queer, questioning, and intersex students. They are responsible for identifying and supporting the academic, intellectual, social, cultural, recreational, educational and political needs of LGBT students through student mentorship, student group advising, and programming/initiatives. The Assistant Director plays a key role in the development and growth of leadership programs and student leader support that prioritizes social…
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LGBT Immigrant Community Organizer

LGBT Immigrant Community Organizer

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LGBT Network – Long Island Gay and Lesbian Youth; The Long Island LGBT Center; Services and Advocacy for LGBT Elders (SAGE-LI); Queens LGBT Community Center (Q-Center) – Bayshore, NY The LGBT Network has an immediate opening for an LGBT Immigrant Community Organizer.  This position will report to the Director of Community Services. Principal Duties and Responsibilities: The LGBT Immigrant Community Organizer is responsible for: Identify and engage LGBT people of color and immigrants of all ages across Long Island, with targeted efforts to engage youth and empower leaders Raise awareness of the issues and rights of LGBT people of color and immigrants through community education, group and family events, and individual empowerment Conduct base-building by researching and fostering relationships with key gatekeepers, including community members and institutions Build and mobilize…
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