Topics :: GLBT business leaders

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The GSDBA :: Harnessing LGBT Power

LOCAL | By Caleb Rainey | Oct 8
Relegated communities depend on the financial infrastructure provided by small businesses, run by fellow community members, for a variety of things such as employment and culturally sensitive products.

Fort Lauderdale Wins Bid to Host 2015 NGLCC Conference

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

CORPORATE | 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

FINANCE | 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.

StartOut Boston Presents LGBT Entrepreneurship Panel and Networking

Scores of the brightest LGBT movers and shakers in Boston’s business community will converge on the Prudential Center complex for StartOut Boston’s 2014 Kickoff LGBT Entreneurship Panel & Networking event.

In the Marketplace of Ideas, "Equality Means Business"

CORPORATE | By Jacob Long | Sep 11
On Thursday, Sept. 12, Equality Florida will host Equality Means Business, a roundtable showcasing local business VIPs who’ll discuss how workplace diversity and protection have made them, well, richer.

Out & Equal Shows Gains of Being Out at the Workplace

CORPORATE | 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?

CORPORATE | 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

FAMILY | 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

NATIONAL | 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.

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