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We envision a world where everyone who cares about lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender equality takes part in making it a reality. We help straight people become visible and active allies in their workplace and campus communities.Join Us!

 

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Announcement: The MBA Ally Challenge initial rankings are out!

  We've just announced the preliminary rankings in the 2014-2015 MBA Ally Challenge, with 23 top schools participating. The initial rankings are based on schools' beginning-of-year "inclusion scores", an aggregate of positive responses to a pre-survey on LGBT inclusiveness on campus distributed to students at each school. Over 3,600 students completed the survey, totaling 22% of   ...Continue Reading

The Business Case for Ally Engagement

  Around the world, major companies are waking up to the fact that creating a diverse and inclusive workplace requires more than policy change. For LGBT inclusion in particular, policy alone doesn’t drive culture: 91% of Fortune 500 companies prohibit discrimination based on sexual orientation, yet 53% of LGBT workers remain closeted at work. Deloitte   ...Continue Reading

Our Lady J to Perform at Friendfactor Awards Dinner

  We're excited to announce our special guest for the 1st annual Ally Challenge Awards Dinner!  Critically acclaimed musician and trans activist Our Lady J will be appearing to speak and perform live.   Our Lady J is a singer/songwriter/actress known for her visionary gospel stylings and powerhouse pianist skills. In 2013 she released her   ...Continue Reading
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