Cutting-Edge Technology in Support of LGBTQ+ Youth with The Trevor Project & Google.org
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This Pride Month, we welcome Lena Ballantine, COO of The Trevor Project, which does life-saving work in mental health and suicide prevention for LGBTQ+ youth, and Jen Carter, Head of Technology & Volunteering at Google.org and founder of the Google.org Fellowship Program, a pro bono program that matches Google employees with social impact organizations full-time for up to six months.
Comcast NBCUniversal is committed to creating a more equitable, just, and inclusive company for our employees, customers, and communities, and Pride Month provides a special opportunity to recognize the remarkable contributions of the LGBTQ community to our company and country.
Wishing a happy Pride Month to our colleagues, clients and communities around the world. As part of Pride Month 2021, Northern Trust’s Pride and Asian Leadership business resource councils hosted a panel discussion on the film, “50 Years of Fabulous,” a documentary on the Imperial Court of San Francisco, the oldest LGBT charity organization in the world.
Katie Couric Media’s “Leading with Love” Series – Part 2
When Emily Sproul plunged into the role of executive director of the Shenandoah Valley LGBTQ Center, she found that it was the dream job she never knew she wanted. At the time she took over leading the center, two of her four children had come out, and she knew there was a need for the type of resources this center provided to the LGBTQ+ community in the Staunton, Virginia area.
At Truist, we stand for better. And we’re committed to creating a culture that celebrates all teammates for their individuality. Everyone is welcomed, valued and included.
Throughout June, we’ll lift LGBTQ+ voices – both internally and with special guests – through events planned for teammates by our PRIDE Business Resource Group (BRG). We’ll highlight the shared experiences we all have and learn how to become better allies, knowing that we’re better together.
“I am not only a member of the Armed Forces. I am a son, a brother, a friend, a member of my community, African American, and proudly gay.” -Booz Allen Senior Business Performance Analyst William Pickens
For many of Booz Allen’s LGBTQ+ employees, military service is another important part of their identity. Founded by a veteran and with veterans representing one-third of its employees, Booz Allen proudly supports its LGBTQ+ military employees—this Pride month and every month. Two of their stories follow.
“Pride Lives On is about the fact that as a community, we keep finding ways to come together, even when things look bleak and we’re kept apart. It’s about being sure that we be ourselves, and it’s about remembering that our existence continues to be a radical act, one that can and will change the world.”
From accessing healthcare to introducing a new name and pronouns at work, transgender individuals can experience many challenges on the journey to their authentic selves. A strong support system can make those challenges easier.