Texas Organizations Launch 'I Pee With LGBT' Campaign

Texas Organizations Launch 'I Pee With LGBT' Campaign


The ACLU of Texas and Legacy Community Health have released a video to highlight the discriminatory nature of the Texas "Bathroom Bill."

Matt Skallerud's insight:

The 60-second spot, entitled "Taking a Seat, Making a Stand," was created by GSD&M and five-time Academy Award-nominated director Richard Linklater. Through targeted digital Facebook buys, the humorous video will try to encourage Texans to reach out to their state legislators to oppose S.B. 6. The campaign behind this effort is called "I Pee With LGBT" and the hashtags include #IPEEWITHLGBT and #StopBS6.

How Advertisers Are Targeting The Trans Community

How Advertisers Are Targeting The Trans Community


It’s nice to be recognized as a demographic, but is this the kind of visibility we need?

Top Supplier Diversity Programs Broaden Value Proposition To Drive Increased Market Share, Other Revenue Opportunities

Top Supplier Diversity Programs Broaden Value Proposition To Drive Increased Market Share, Other Revenue Opportunities


Virtually all diversity suppliers meet or exceed expectations, and top corporate performers in supplier diversity experience no loss in efficiency, according to new research from The Hackett Group, Inc. In addition, they see improved quality and often extract other benefits, including increased market share and access to new revenue opportunities. The research challenges the attitude of many business leaders, who worry that dedicating resources to supplier diversity will divert attention from other strategic activities.

Top LGBT Business, Marketing, Technology & New Media Conferences in 2017

Top LGBT Business, Marketing, Technology & New Media Conferences in 2017


Every year, the number and variety of LGBT conferences with a business-to-business focus on marketing, advertising, technology & new media continue to expand and grow worldwide.  Some of the to…

LGBT Week 2017 is Taking Shape for Best Year Ever

LGBT Week 2017 is Taking Shape for Best Year Ever


LGBT Week 2017, May 15-19, 2017 in New York, NY, is taking shape and is set to be our best week’s event thus far!  With an incredible team of partners, including Rivendell Media and Argentina…

Nike launches powerful new diversity and equality campaign

Nike launches powerful new diversity and equality campaign


The 1:30 commercial is shot in black and white and stars LeBron James, Serena Williams, Kevin Durant, Victor Cruz, Gabby Douglas, Megan Rapinoe, and hurdler Dalilah Muhammad.

Matt Skallerud's insight:

The commercial, which lasts one-minute and 30 seconds and is shot entirely in black and white, features LeBron James, Serena Williams, Kevin Durant, Victor Cruz, Gabby Douglas, soccer star and LGBT activist Megan Rapinoe, and Olympic hurdler Dalilah Muhammad.

Entrepreneur Accelerator Series (NYC)

Entrepreneur Accelerator Series (NYC)


Talonya Geary presents Entrepreneur Accelerator Series (NYC) - Wednesday, February 22, 2017 at New York City, New York, NY. Find event and registration information.


Matt Skallerud's insight:

COMMIT TO THE SUCCESS OF YOUR BUSINESS

 - Are you an entrepreneur?
 - Do you consider yourself a veteran business owner, a hopeful start-up founder or co-founder?
 - Are you already a corporate CEO or executive?

If yes, then you are invited to attend an exclusive event, limited to 30 business leaders in New York City.

SF LGBT Center Launches Mass Transit Ad Campaign to Encourage Employers to Hire Transgender Workers

SF LGBT Center Launches Mass Transit Ad Campaign to Encourage Employers to Hire Transgender Workers


The SF LGBT Center announced that it has launched #HireTrans, a mass transit PSA campaign aimed at encouraging employers to hire transgender workers.

Heartwarming advert encourages gay couples to hold hands

Heartwarming advert encourages gay couples to hold hands


The Bank of Australia and New Zealand has revealed a heartwarming new advert encouraging gay couples to hold hands.

Fusion’s 'As American As' Campaign Gets Some American-Style Censorship

Fusion’s 'As American As' Campaign Gets Some American-Style Censorship


Little Black Book, Fusion’s 'As American As' Campaign Gets Some American-Style Censorship. As a response to overbearing censorship, SS+K is releasing the images America wasn't ready for

Gay dating app Blued bags strategic investment from China’s state-run media

Gay dating app Blued bags strategic investment from China’s state-run media


Contrary to most foreigners would believe, China is shifting to a much milder tone towards the country’s thriving LGBT community, especially when it comes to the online world. This is evident enoug…

Call for boycotts of Budweiser, Coke, Airbnb as ads focus on diversity

Call for boycotts of Budweiser, Coke, Airbnb as ads focus on diversity


Some Trump supporters are calling for boycotts of major American companies including Coca-Cola and Budweiser following Super Bowl ads that were seen as political rebukes to the president.

Seattle to host first-ever LGBT Economic Summit

Seattle to host first-ever LGBT Economic Summit


The Greater Seattle Business Association will host the Western Business Alliance's first-ever LGBT economic summit on Thursday, March 16 to address economic factors and policy agendas that affect LGBT and allied businesses and communities in the western U.S. and Canada.

Matt Skallerud's insight:

The full-day summit, Working Together for Shared Prosperity, will explore topics such as: leveraging the power of LGBT businesses; tourism on the West Coast; maintaining Left Coast politics in the post-election era; working together to promote diverse supply chains, a case study by the insurance industry; unlocking the power of bringing marginalized communities together; and homelessness. Through keynote presentations, panel discussions, and break-out sessions, attendees will share information, provide critical input to regional challenges, and form lasting relationships with LGBT and allied business leaders from western states.

New online video series to inspire and raise awareness of LGBT engineers

New online video series to inspire and raise awareness of LGBT engineers


The Royal Academy of Engineering (Academy), InterEngineering and Mott MacDonald are launching today a new series of online videos profiling lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) engineers a…

Walgreens releases moving ad campaign featuring real life gay men with HIV

Walgreens releases moving ad campaign featuring real life gay men with HIV


Walgreens wants to "grow old together" with HIV-positive customers, it says in a new marketing campaign. In print magazines for gay and HIV-positive readers, ads feature seven varied HIV-positive, real Walgreens customers like Greg