Oct 8, 2006
Employee resource groups comprised of LGBT employees and their allies promoting diversity in the workplace.
Gay GLBT Employee Groups
BGLAD: BGLAD’s mission is to support the recruitment and retention of talented GLBT colleagues at Bain and at the Bridgespan Group, our sister nonprofit consulting firm. Accordingly, BGLAD provides:
BEAGLES-Boeing – Boeing Employees Association of Gays, Lesbians, and Friends (BEAGLES) BEAGLES has been connecting people inside and outside of The Boeing Company through a variety of events like their brown bag lunches and June Heritage Month Celebrations. By sharing resources and enlisting the help of the other affinity groups and diversity councils within the company, it is clear that they are creating cultural change, opening minds, and securing a bright future for all of Boeing’s LGBT employees.
Federal Globe – Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Employees of the Federal Government.
Gayglers is a group of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender employees of Google. The Gayglers are an employee resource group comprised of LGBT Googlers and their allies. The Gayglers not only lead the way in celebrating Pride around the world, but also inform programs and policies, so that Google remains a workplace that works for everyone.
GLOBE -Ford – Ford GLOBE is an ever-expanding grassroots network of hourly and salaried employees, retirees and contractors at Ford Motor Company, its subsidiaries and affiliates. We welcome new members. Your participation is what helps make the group what it is and what it will become. Whether this is your first shy, tentative outreach to like-minded individuals at Ford or one small part of an ongoing activist lifestyle, your presence and viewpoints are welcome in this group. Ford GLOBE respects each members choice on how “out” they wish to be.
GALAXE – XEROX – Galaxe Pride At Work is the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgendered Xerox Employee Resource Group. The group came into existence in late 1992 from what was originally a distributed electronic mailing list for gay and lesbian employees throughout Xerox called Lambda. The first official slate of Service Board members was elected in August 1993 and served for the following year.
GLEAM – American Airlines – In 1993, a small group of dedicated and concerned employees believed that by forming an employee group that represented the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgendered employees of AMR, they could better advocate gay concerns in the workplace and help put American Airlines and American Eagle in the forefront regarding gay workplace issues.
GLEAM – MICROSOFT – Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Employee Resource Group at Microsoft (GLEAM)
GLEAM effectively worked with the company to initiate great change over the past year in LGBT policies and issues that affect workplace inclusion. GLEAM was instrumental in helping to change company policy including gender identity or expression in the company’s EEO statement, obtaining approval to add health coverage for transgender surgery to the company’s healthcare policy, and most importantly influencing the company’s decision on turning a neutral support of HB1515 and other anti discrimination legislation to future positive support of HB1515 and anti discrimination legislation.
GLOBE- Verizon – GLOBE- Verizon The purpose of this organization shall be to address the needs and concerns of employees of Verizon who are Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual or Transgender or who have family, friends or colleagues who are Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual or Transgender, thereby creating a working environment in which each individual is treated with respect and dignity.
LEAGUE-ATT – LEAGUE is the GBLT employee organization of AT&T. The members of LEAGUE provide a supportive environment for LGBT employees and allies to network with one another and to develop professionally; to promote an accepting, diverse and respectful work environment in support of AT&T’s Diversity Vision; and to strengthen AT&T’s presence in the LGBT community as well as in the global community.
Out & Equal Workplace Advocates –Out & Equal™ Workplace Advocates is the pre-eminent national organization devoted to the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) community in the workplace.
Raytheon Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender and Allies Employee Resource Group (GLBTA – Raytheon Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender and Allies Employee Resource Group (GLBTA) Raytheon GLBTA leaders, diversity leaders, and senior management have a sound partnership; a relationship of the highest level of mutual trust and respect. This bond between GLBTA and company leaders has enabled Raytheon to catapult into the forefront of aerospace and defense companies with regard to GLBT equity and inclusion in the workplace.