The Matthew Shepard Foundation is celebrating its 20th anniversary year on October 20th, 2018. The organization will honor Olympian Adam Rippon, poet Lesléa Newman, Chance Mitchell & Justin Nelson of the National LGBT Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC), and youth advocates Drew Adams & Ose Arheghan. The event will run from 6pm until 10pm at the Hilton City Center in Downtown Denver, CO. “We are ecstatic to welcome all the honorees to Denver. Each of them has made an impact in their
The International Gay & Lesbian Travel Association announced today the four new appointments to its 2018-2019 board of directors, a group that includes LGBTQ and ally business leaders representing tourism social media/marketing, corporate accommodations, destination promotion and boutique hotels.
The new IGLTA board members are: Apoorva Gandhi, Vice President, Multicultural Affairs, Marriott International Oriol Pamies, Co-Founder, Moovz – The Global LGBT Social Network San
Toronto-based Rainbow Railroad will receive IGLTA’s Pathfinder Award on 11 May at Voyage, the signature fundraising event for the IGLTA Foundation. Rainbow Railroad is a largely volunteer-based charitable organization that assists LGBTQ people seeking safe haven from state-enabled violence, persecution and the threat of death where homosexuality is criminalized.
The Pathfinder Award, part of the annual IGLTA Honors, is given to an individual, business, or organization that
As LGBT buying power in the United States reaches the $1 Trillion mark, many companies are busy trying to determine the best ways to get their hands on a slice of this very lucrative pie. Throughout my career, I’ve seen companies do a great job reaching LGBT consumers. Think about companies like Hilton, Nissan, American Airlines and Target. I’ve also seen some companies try to implement an LGBT strategy only to fail for one of a number of reasons. Every company is different a