POC Perspectives

POC Perspectives is a series of interviews, experiences, and stories from LGBTQ and allied People of Color from within our community. This project is beginning during Black History Month, a significant and crucial time to elevate these stories, and will continue throughout the year. Out & Equal is committed to elevating the profile of members of our community who have diverse intersectional identities.

Honoring Brazil's National Transgender Day of Visibility

January 29th is Brazil's National Transgender Day of Visibility (TDOV) - a day to celebrate transgender people's achievements while also bringing attention to the stark realities of discrimination and violence in Brazil. In partnership with Brazilian activist and advocate, Pri Bertucci, this piece provides an overlook of the current state of transgender politics in Brazil and offers ways that companies can prioritize transgender inclusion year-round.

Christopher Turner Reminds Us All There is Work to be Done

Christopher Turner delivers a powerful reminder that there is still work to be done.
"We've come a long way but we have miles to go before we sleep."

Upcoming Events & Deadlines

Out & Equal 2020 Executive Forum - April 14- April 16, 2020
Gearah Goldstein of GenderCool with champions Lia, Jonathan, Eevee, Daniel and Ashton. Photo by Dawn Ennis.
Intuit Hosts First Ever Trans Summit for Transgender and Nonbinary Employees

Intuit hosted their first Trans Summit - in partnership with The GenderCool Project – last month. It was the first event of its kind in Silicon Valley. The event is helping to lay the foundation to welcome a workforce that is increasingly identifying as transgender and non-binary.