In an alarming rate, transgender murders for 2020 have already surpassed the overall statistics for 2019, and this has happened in only half the time.
I really do have a fear that the diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) efforts across many organizations will be set back several years during this time of the coronavirus pandemic. If DEI is truly a strategic initiative for organizations to thrive and grow into the future, why should things stop now?
An estimated 6 percent of sexual minority adults in the U.S. identify as queer, according to a new study, entitled “Exploring the Q in LGBTQ: Demographic characteristic and sexuality of queer people in a U.S. representative sample of sexual minorities,” by the Williams Institute at the University of California, Los Angeles School of Law.
Pete Buttigieg, who has served as mayor of South Bend, Ind. since 2012, came out as a gay man in a self-penned essay published by the South Bend Tribune. This past April he declared his candidacy for president of the United States. Mayor Buttigieg and I spoke on the phone about his campaign, his values, and who he looks up to in the LGBTQ community.