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The Business Case for Ally Engagement

  Around the world, major companies are waking up to the fact that creating a diverse and inclusive workplace requires more than policy change. For LGBT inclusion in particular, policy alone doesn’t drive culture: 91% of Fortune 500 companies prohibit discrimination based on sexual orientation, yet 53% of LGBT workers remain closeted at work. Deloitte   ...Continue Reading

Our Lady J to Perform at Friendfactor Awards Dinner

  We're excited to announce our special guest for the 1st annual Ally Challenge Awards Dinner!  Critically acclaimed musician and trans activist Our Lady J will be appearing to speak and perform live.   Our Lady J is a singer/songwriter/actress known for her visionary gospel stylings and powerhouse pianist skills. In 2013 she released her   ...Continue Reading

Announcing the Workplace Ally Challenge Winners: PG&E, ConAgra, and Edison

  The first-ever Workplace Ally Challenge has concluded, and we're pleased to announced the results! Eight Fortune 500 companies from around the country participated in this year's inaugural Challenge, working to engage as many allies as possible in building inclusive workplaces between January and June. Collectively, they activated nearly 2,000 professionals through 69 ally engagement   ...Continue Reading
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