June 2022
Stay Focused, Committed, and Open: Businesses and LGBTQ+ Equality
"Pride month is not just about rainbow flags in windows. Diversity and inclusion are values to celebrate all year-round through tangible policies. Let’s show our LGBTQ+ employees and consumers what unwavering support looks like."

Get Involved

Please forward this email to your ERG members, colleagues, or anyone in your network interested in attending these events to encourage broader registration. You can email hello@outandequal.org if you have any questions.
2022 Workplace Summit
The annual Out & Equal Workplace Summit is happening in Las Vegas, October 17th-20th. Registration will open for the general public this Friday, June 17th. Stay tuned for more information from Out & Equal on how to register.
 
Join Out & Equal's Learning & Development team on June 21st to discuss the workshop submission and selection process. We'll review how to navigate the submission portal ProposalSpace, and share tips and tricks to make your proposal stand out! Register for the webinar here.

The call for 2022 Workshop Proposals and the Outie Award Nominations are now open! Submit your workshops and Outie nominations by Friday, July 15th.
Practitioners for Change
The Practitioners for Change Virtual Learning Series is designed to help sustain practitioners both as workers, and as people by weaving together critical conversations about racial equity, mental health, and well-being.
Global Forum: The Bonds We Forge Together
Join Out & Equal in a Pride month celebration – Global Forum: The Bonds We Forge Together – a shared forum for leaders all over the world on Thursday, June 23rd at 8am EST. The Global Forum will bring together hundreds of LGBTQI+ and ally professionals to take on a unique cross-generational approach to Pride and LGBTQI+ workplace inclusion. 

Toolkits & Guides

Pride-Out-Of-The-Box: An ERG Guide to Celebrating Pride
Out & Equal has released the following guide to provide a set of ideas, tools, and activities for ERGs everywhere to utilize in building and supporting Pride engagements. It's not too late to use this guide in your organization's celebrations this year!
Supporting Intersex Inclusion in the Workplace

Cómo lograr la inclusión de personas intersex en el lugar de trabajo
For this pride month, in partnership with Cámara de Comercio LGBT de Argentina, we’ve translated our resource Supporting Intersex Inclusion in the Workplace to Spanish. This resource is the first-of-its-kind and provides specific guidance to support employers in raising awareness about intersex people and help catalyze actionable steps for creating more inclusive, supportive workplaces. 

En este mes del orgullo, en colaboración con la Cámara de Comercio LGBT de Argentina, hemos traducido al español nuestro recurso Cómo lograr la inclusión de personas intersex en el lugar de trabajo. Este recurso es uno de los primeros de su tipo y brinda orientación específica para ayudar a les empleadores a crear conciencia sobre la identidad intersex y dar pasos prácticos para crear lugares de trabajo más inclusivos y de soporte.
That Song Is Already 10 Years Old?! Meeting-In-a-Box
Leverage the brand new resource, That Song is Already 10 Years Old?!: Intergenerational Reference Points, LGBTQ+ Leadership, and You, to spark meaningful, story-based conversations within your team or ERG. Created as part of the Next Gen Initiative, powered by Bank of America, this meeting in a box will provide you with everything you’ll need to foster connection across generations.
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