When I first step foot on Capri, located off the western coast of Italy, I feel a moment of history and modernity and me in the midst of it. Pulling into the Marina Grande, tourists swarmed in big hats and sundresses. Cameras hung around necks like nooses, shopping bags from Versace and Gucci clutched in tan-oiled hands, and the fabulous among the fried were dining along the docks.
The European Parliament has made a new deal with Africa, the Caribbean and the Pacific regions (ACP). A new multilateral treaty was agreed on with hesitation because of the lack of human rights protection for LGBT people in ACP.
Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana will face one year and eight months of jail time, following a guilty verdict of tax evasion; this is on top of the $440 million fine from 2012 related to the same charges.
An interview with TV personalities Michael Billy & Jarl, hosts of the upcoming Mr. Gay World USA competition.
Sometimes you have to stop and appreciate the abundance. When I do this, I notice and am grateful for the moment I’ve landed in, in history and society, in business, as a professional, and as a person. I am an out LGBT business owner.
A new survey from YouGov BrandIndex revealed the top 20 LGBT-inclusive brands; YouTube ranked as #1, with Netflix and Amazon.com occupying spots #2 and #3 respectively.
What does it really mean to bring your “whole self” to work? And, do you fear that if you do, it will put your financial security at risk (less opportunities, slower advancement, etc.)? Be honest with yourself… it may be 2013 and we’ve come a long way, but the undercurrents of what we think and choose to do (or not do) can still ripple in disempowering ways.
Cindy McCain, the wife of former Republican presidential nominee Senator John McCain, said that she believes marriage equality will no longer be such a polarizing issue by the time of the 2016 election; she expects that both major parties will be in support of it.
If you hear something repeatedly, and over a course of many years at some point, it becomes a very solid part of your belief system. You may call it brainwashing even though there was no mal intent. Now, compound the consistent message with a lack of discretionary spending and it all begins to appear very real.