June 1 marks the start of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Pride Month, established to acknowledge the contributions of gay, lesbian, and bisexual people. The month of June was chosen to commemorate the 1969 Stonewall riots in New York’s Greenwich Village, which launched the modern LGBT liberation movement in the United States. The last Sunday of the month is Gay Pride Day.
In recognition of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Pride Month, Diversity Best Practices invites you to read the following articles:
- Inclusion Intersections: Blacks & LGBTs
- 20 LGBT Organizations You Need to Know
- Same-Sex Couple Statistics: What They Mean to Your Business
Throughout June, Diversity Best Practices will provide special coverage of LGBT issues on our website, in our e-newsletter Diversity in the News, and via LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook. For additional LGBT insights, we also encourage Diversity Best Practices members to attend our July 10 Web seminar, Out and Up: The Transformative Power of an LGBT-Friendly Workplace in Unleashing Productivity and Creativity.