The Guardian Open-access harassment: science, technology and women The Guardian The past two months alone have offered up the truly grim “Titstare” app (no less awful for being a joke) and the Scientific American blogging network sexual harassment...
Today, New Jersey became the latest state to allow same-sex marriage. Also today, a new stock index like the DOW Jones or the S&P launches, but this one tracks the stocks of companies that are friendly to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender issues. It's called the LGBT Equality Index, and was created by Credit Suisse --which is also starting a portfolio for investors who want to put their money behind LGBT-friendly companies.
Women are starting businesses in Middle Eastern countries at an awe-inspiring rate--but despite our many cultural differences, the concerns that keep them up at night aren't so different from female founders in the states.
Unilever brand Ben and Jerry’s will launch a campaign this Thursday in support of gay marriage encouraging voters to elect pro-gay-marriage candidates, regardless of their political party. The as-yet unveiled Ben and Jerry’s campaign, which will be launched with major events in most capital cities and will help support marriage equality lobby group Australian Marriage Equality’s (AME) current “Vote4love” campaign.
San Francisco Chronicle Governors push to help disabled find jobs San Francisco Chronicle The goal in trying to integrate the disabled into the workforce is to improve their quality of life and boost businesses' bottom lines.
Walgreens and now a report by the National Governors Association show businesses can benefit by seeing disabled workers not as charity cases but employees with uncommon qualities that can enhance profits.
Joanna Moorhead meets mothers who have inspired a new Mumsnet campaign to change people's attitudes towards children with disabilities Jane McCready is used to her 10-year-old son being gawped at "as if he were a circus freak" but she will never be...
Parental leave in question after contradictory EU opinions Workplace Savings & Benefits Contradictory opinions regarding the validity of paid maternity leave for surrogate parents have been published by two advocate generals (AG) from the Court of...
Dr. Victor Schwartz, Medical Director of The Jed Foundation, a leading not-for-profit organization dedicated to promoting emotional health and preventing suicide among college students, answers a few questions regarding the mental health and transitional issues many U.S. veterans face and what college campuses are doing to address the issue...
The history of National Disability Employment Awareness Month began in 1945 with the passing of "National Employ the Physically Handicapped Week" (In 1947 President Truman established what we now know at National Employment Disability Month.
McKinsey’s latest research on how women advance in the workplace, produced for the Wall Street Journal’s Task Force for Women in the Economy, breaks down some of the ways companies are advancing female executives and weakening the barriers that...
The Northwest Florida Daily News A workforce often overlooked The Northwest Florida Daily News A workforce often overlooked. Horizons. Ben Jones checks on customers at Captain D's in Fort Walton Beach.
I have recovered from a depressive episode, but it seems that management are reluctant to let me take a more senior role I work for a small international company of 35 staff spread across a number of cities.
Here is the second post from the “Transitions” project, by Juliette Prais. We connected on LinkedIn back in January through the LGBT Professional Network and planned to collaborate for this blog. I am very happy that we made it happen!
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