LGBT

Accelerators

The Story Behind the Nation's First Standalone LGBTQ+ Accelerator, Which Graduates Its 20th Startup Today

StartOut Growth Lab is billed as the first standalone, brick-and-mortar accelerator focusing entirely on LGBTQ+ entrepreneurs.

Promoting Inclusivity Beyond Pride Month: Why We Should Support the LGBTQ+ Community Year-Round

Though the LGBTQ+ community has gained rights and recognition, the battle for equality is still far from over.

The 3 Keys to Hosting, Diversity-Wise, a More Inclusive Event

The silver lining is that a more diverse event attracts a more diverse attendee base. And more diversity often breeds success.

How to Create a More Inclusive Workplace

Beyond being great for people, having a workplace that values all people is also good for business.

How 10 Brands, Including Apple and Facebook, Celebrated Pride 2017

For these companies, commemorating Pride is about more than sporting rainbow colors.

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Politics

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Target to Allow Transgender People to Use Bathroom of Their Choice

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Laws

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PayPal

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