Topics :: GLBT business leaders

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Fort Lauderdale Wins Bid to Host 2015 NGLCC Conference

Aug 16
Mark your calendars! The National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC) has chosen Fort Lauderdale as the host city for the 2015 NGLCC International Business & Leadership Conference.

Woman Spreads Nude Pics of Gay Florist in Alleged Hate Campaign

By Winnie McCroy | Jun 24
A Scottish woman is being charged with starting a hate campaign after she allegedly spread a near-naked photo of a gay florist in posters around town, with homophobic insults on it.

Forbes: Only 7 of the World’s Billionaires are Gay

By Winnie McCroy | Mar 11
Gains in riches have increased among women and people across the world, but according to the recent Forbes Billionaires List, only seven of the world’s 1,645 billionaires are openly gay, and five of them are American.

Out & Equal Shows Gains of Being Out at the Workplace

By Elaine Beale | Feb 18
Being out at the workplace comes with a unique set of challenges and opportunities, some inspiring and others heartbreaking. Author Selisse Berry catalogues some industry leaders’ stories in her book.

Out on the Street Europe: Are LGBT Rights Good for Business?

By Ed Mickens | Dec 11
The third Out on the Street Summit was held in London in mid-November, bringing together 180 companies to look at LGBTs in the financial sector and at whether what’s good for LGBT rights is also good for business.

Alleged Boyfriend Battles Businessman’s Partner Over $300M Estate

By Jason St. Amand | Sep 26
The former chef of a gay New York businessmans clams he was robbed of millions after he died of a heart attack because the broker’s partner manipulated him to alter his will.

Gay Tampa Strip-Club King: RNC Not Great For Business

By Tamara Lush | Aug 21
Joe Redner, the 72-year-old gay man who made Tampa, Fla. known for its strip clubs, said he doesn’t expect to make much profit from the Republican National Convention, which will be held during the week of August 27.

Motor City Pride: Detroit’s LGBTQ Population Speaks Out

Aug 8
Whether through activism, business ownership, historic preservation, or as cultural curators, the gay community is changing the landscape of Detroit.

Lone Star Ride Fighting AIDS Hosts Dallas Casino Night

Jul 13
The dice will be rolling and 21 will be everyone’s lucky number when Lone Star Ride Fighting AIDS hosts its fourth annual Casino Night on Thursday August 4 from 7:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.

More Rainbow Flags To Rise in Allentown Following U.S. Census Results

Jul 6
Two donors have offered to more than double the number of rainbow flags found on homes in Allentown’s center city, by proving funding to Pennsylvania Diversity Network to distribute them at no cost to LGBT individuals in the neighborhood.

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