In a pilot mentorship program for LGBT+ inclusion, major law firms in the UK are offering free help and advice to their smaller counterparts. Out Leadership members Baker McKenzie, Clifford Chance LLP, and Hogan Lovells are participating. ... See MoreSee Less
In a pilot LGBT mentoring scheme being launched in April by the Solicitors Regulation Authority, 10 large law firms have signed up to offer free help and advice to small and medium-sized firms on how to become more inclusive employers.
Change is afoot: In a recent case with a genderqueer plaintiff before the Southern District of New York, the judge and both legal teams used the plaintiff's preferred pronouns, they and them. ... See MoreSee Less
"The experiences that emerging LGBT+ leaders have had, across industries, and the expectations they have, are very different than the experiences and expectations my generation had. I think there’s reason to celebrate that. We have data. And now we have the opportunity to take that data, and turn it into action.” -Mark McLane of Barclays at the U.S. 2018 LBGT+ Senior Summit Barclays UK... See MoreSee Less
Out Leadership member HSBC has changed its insurance beneficiary policies to include same-sex, unmarried couples.
“This is the right thing to do. Society is evolving. New and varied family dynamics and relationships are redefining who people are closest to, and thus the nature of financial dependency.” -Edward Moncreiffe, chief executive of HSBC Insurance ... See MoreSee Less
In the US, the government could roll back a rule that prevents doctors, hospitals, and health insurers from discriminating against transgender people. Read more from The Advocate magazine. ... See MoreSee Less
Today is IDAHOBIT, and this year's theme is "Alliances for Solidarity." Why does that matter? As our founder Todd Sears noted at the 2018 US Summit, “Silence has often not been benign for LGBT+ people. You have to come out as a vocal ally to the LGBT+ community to make an impact.” ... See MoreSee Less
In a pilot mentorship program for LGBT+ inclusion, major law firms in the UK are offering free support to smaller firms, including our members @bakermckenzie, @CC_UK_PR, and @HoganLovells are participating. https://t.co/9OQfhJOofP
Seven in ten (70%) Americans favor laws that would protect LGBT people against discrimination in jobs, public accommodations, and housing, but only 22 states have legal protections for LGBT individuals against discrimination in place. https://t.co/4LlLxWw1KR
"The experiences that emerging LGBT+ leaders have had and the expectations they have, are very different than the experiences and expectations my generation had. I think there’s reason to celebrate that.” -Mark McLane of @Barclays at the U.S. 2018 Summit https://t.co/kWkBlHwdQ5