Topics :: GLBT business leaders

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

By Winnie McCroy | Tuesday Mar 11, 2014
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

By EDGE | Friday Jan 10, 2014
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"

By Jacob Long | Wednesday Sep 11, 2013
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

By Elaine Beale | Monday Feb 18, 2013
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 | Tuesday Dec 11, 2012
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 | Wednesday Sep 26, 2012
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 | Tuesday Aug 21, 2012
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

Monday Aug 8, 2011
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

Wednesday Jul 13, 2011
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

Wednesday Jul 6, 2011
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.