December 19 | By Tyler Brent
“If we are to achieve faster global progress towards equality for lesbian, gay, bi, trans, and intersex people, businesses will not only have to meet their human rights responsibilities, they must become active agents of change.” - Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights
November 29 | By Lauren Weiser
The technology industry has seen tremendous growth in the past decade, creating more online and digital platforms that shape an increasingly interconnected world. Many people benefit from this – as both the creators and users of this technology. However, many groups do not get the same experiences from using or creating technology.
November 10 | By Jonathan Lovitz
November 7 | By James Gleason
Making sure that patients have access to healthcare is no easy task, but it's one that is becoming increasingly important in today's medical community. LGBTBE Ori.ai, founded by co-founders Seth Halpern and Brett Westphal, is using AI to modernize the process of finding patients and helping patients connect with the care they need. Ori.ai in the Spotlight
NGLCC Global and the Embassy of Sweden Co-Convene Experts to Discuss Inclusive Growth for LGBTI People
November 3 | By Phil Crehan
On National Coming Out Day and the eve of the World Bank/IMF Annual Meetings, NGLCC Global and the Embassy of Sweden convened experts and hosted over 140 people to discuss the value of LGBTI inclusion for the public sector, private sector, and for international economic development efforts.
October 23 | By Hannah Woulfe
The large-scale national demonstrations for the LGBT community began with the National March on Washington for Lesbian and Gay Rights on October 14, 1979. Although there is no record of how many people demonstrated on that day, it's estimated 200,000 people attended.
October 14 | By Hannah Woulfe
Wisconsin became the first state to pass a law preventing discrimination based on sexual orientation on February 25th, 1982. Although other states like Massachusetts would follow suit nearly a decade later, the state of Wisconsin was the first of today's total of 20 states that have passed laws to ban discrimination based on sexual orientation.
October 13 | By Justin Nelson
NGLCC family, Today our thoughts are with our local affiliate chambers, LGBTBEs, corporate partners, and friends whose communities have been ravaged by the ongoing wildfires across northern California. In addition to the 24 reported deaths and countless missing person reports, many in Sonoma, Napa, and Solano counties have lost their homes, businesses, and livelihoods. The communities impacted by the wildfires have faced tremendous loss, and we hope for the continued safety of those still in the area.
October 3 | By Phil Crehan
September 25 | By James Gleason
We've done it! After 15 years of NGLCC advocating for LGBT business owners and guiding the largest companies in the world towards more inclusive supplier diversity, we've hit one of our biggest milestones yet: 1000 certified LGBT Business Enterprises® (LGBTBEs).