Gay Heroes and LGBT Comics

Gay Heroes and LGBT Comics

Business
Introducing LGBTQ heroes GAYSAR Comics is a company that has created a line of gay heroes with the purpose to not only entertain the public, but also raise awareness and to fight for gay rights. The first comic book entitled "The Cure” will be released on November 7th and will have a cost of $4.99 a copy. While they will only be publishing their first issue, GAYSAR Comics has already created a wide variety of gay heroes. Gay Heroes and LGBT Comics A representative from GAYSAR Comics was quoted as saying, "At GAYSAR Comics, we have created gay characters with special powers known as gay-heroes. They may be fictional, but they will help create real life heroes. How? GAYSAR will donate 2% of  comic book issue sales to international and…
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Stonewall Workplace Conference London 2017

Stonewall Workplace Conference London 2017

Business, Calendar, Community
Stonewall Workplace Conference London 2017 – Conference is a unique chance to hear from inspiring people like Robert Hannigan, Director of GCHQ, and Inga Beale, CEO of Lloyd’s of London. Our speakers bring our work to life and empower our audiences to create change.  London, UK; Apr 7, 2017 People perform better when they can be themselves. Join over 800 delegates at our CPD-accredited conference in London on Friday 7 April, kindly supported by EY. Why attend? Learn best practice View this year’s breakout sessions We have 21 breakout sessions lead by inclusion specialists. New content this year includes sessions on working in Asia and supporting your bi staff. For the first time, we will have streams on working globally and supporting your trans staff, as well as a stream of…
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LGBT Housing Policy Summit 2017

LGBT Housing Policy Summit 2017

Business, Calendar
2017 NAGLREP LGBT Housing Policy Summit - The National Association of Gay and Lesbian Real Estate Professionals will be hosting its first-ever Housing Policy Summit. Washington D.C.; March 14, 2017 [caption id="attachment_38753" align="aligncenter" width="725"] US Capitol - 725x388 v2[/caption] The NAGLREP LGBT Housing Policy Summit brings together recognized LGBT and allied housing leaders with a mission to affect housing policy as it relates to equality for the LGBT community. Hosted at the Human Rights Campaign Equality Center, the summit offers NAGLREP members and other housing leaders the opportunity to advocate to their representatives to write legislation supporting NAGLREP's key call-to-action. The event is free to attend. Due to limited space of 100 seats, registration is open to NAGLREP invited guests only. If you prefer to receive an invite please request…
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Talking Dating with Dr Frankie

Talking Dating with Dr Frankie

Business
Recently, we caught up with lesbian matchmaker extraordinaire - Dr Frankie of Little Gay Book Tell us a little bit about your background and how you became a matchmaker. I grew up in a large Jewish family in Manhattan.  I had many wonderful relationships with my extended family including my cousins, aunts, uncles and grandparents.  From an early age I treasured these relationships and valued the time we spent together.  I have always been a people person and as I became older my interest in human behavior expanded.  After I received my undergraduate degree from Northeastern University I took the plunge and moved to California to pursue a doctoral degree in clinical psychology. After about ten years of clinical practice I really felt the pull to branch out and use…
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Wes Combs on gay businesses

Wes Combs on gay businesses

Business
  Recently, we had the chance to sit down with Wes Combs of Witeck-Combs Communications. We talked about the economy, LGBT buying power and advice for LGBT entrepreneurs . . . How has the economic downturn affected the LGBT buying power? We actually did a survey on this very topic so we do have some interesting insights.  In October of 2007, working with Harris Interactive, Witeck-Combs Communications asked LGBT Americans how the current economic downturn was impacting their household.  We were able to compare their responses to how heterosexual Americans and this is what we found. While many American households cut spending and shift consumer priorities to cope with tough, new economic realities, there were marked differences in responses based on gender and sexual orientation, frequently with lesbian adults feeling…
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Voices – Michael Lamb, Founder of Echelon Magazine

Voices – Michael Lamb, Founder of Echelon Magazine

Business
Recently, we had the chance to talk Michael Lamb, Founder of Echelon Magazine. Tell us a little about your background I began my career in media by selling ads for B'nai B'rith, then Minorities in Business Magazine, then Senior Life and then Fab, a GLBT newspaper. I guess you can say that I received a wealth of experience in niche media. After always searching for a Gay Business publication and not finding one, I decided to start one myself. After reflecting on my experience, I realized that I have a passion for equality which drives me with Echelon and GayFranchise.com. Tell us a little bit about the LGBT buying power? Our buying power has been projected at $712 billion in 2008 and is perceived to grow to $835 billion by…
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ILGTA Conference 2015

Business, Calendar, Travel
ILGTA Conference – The IGLTA Annual Global Convention is the world’s premier educational and networking event for LGBT tourism professionals. The 32nd edition of the conference will connect LGBT tourism suppliers and buyers through its hosted buyer and scheduled appointment program, numerous educational workshops and networking receptions. Los Angeles, CA. IGLTA is a business association that works to bring people and organizations together in the LGBT tourism industries. We work with suppliers such as airlines, hotels and destinations as well as buyers like tour operators and travel agents to connect the business world and further LGBT tourism into the next century! ILGTA Conference 2015 Join us in celebrating the businesses and individuals who have changed the landscape of LGBT travel in positive ways. Hats off to this year's IGLTA Honors…
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LGBT Business, Marketing & Technology Week NYC

Business, Calendar
Community Marketing & Insights and Pink Banana Media's premiere conference for 2015 will be the LGBT Business, Marketing & Technology Week NYC, held the week of April 20th, 2015. Building off of the success of our LGBT Marketing Conference we've held for the past 7 years in New York, Community Marketing & Insights and Pink Banana Media are proud to announce the launch of our expanded LGBT conference schedule for 2015, bringing the broader scope of Business, Marketing & Technology to the mix, with the theme "Education & Networking: Bringing together the worlds of advertising, marketing, technology and business in the LGBT marketplace." LGBT Business, Marketing & Technology Week NYC To see what we did last year in NYC... Our 2014 LGBT Marketing Conference Summary & Schedule Our 2014 LGBT…
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LGBTQ Tech Summit in San Francisco

Business, Calendar
Help Launch the First-Ever LGBTQ Tech Summit We're planning the first-ever LGBTQ Tech Summit on Feb 26, 2015 at the Castro Theatre in San Francisco. Bring the Magic of the White House LGBT Tech & Innovation Summit to San Francisco February 26. Last July Lesbians Who Tech co-produced the LGBT Tech & Innovation Summit at the White House. It was the first time the LGBTQ community came together in such a way and we'd love to replicate the magic this February 26 in San Francisco. And last year we hosted two Summit's for queer women in technology and allies. This year we want to expand our Summit to the LGBTQ Tech community. LGBTQ Tech Summit in San Francisco While tech leaders like Tim Cook and Martine Rothblatt are important to…
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Lesbians Who Tech Summit 2015

Lesbians Who Tech Summit 2015

Business, Calendar
CASTRO STREET THEATER // SAN FRANCISCO The Summit brings together over 1,000 LGBTQ women (and allies) across all areas of technology. The Lesbians Who Tech Summit is the only event focused on increasing visibility and tech participation in two historically underrepresented communities: the women’s and queer communities. Join us for our second annual summit starting on February 26 and ending March 1, 2015 in San Francisco, the epicenter of the technology industry. Through this summit and future endeavors, we will bond together to demonstrate our shared commitment to these two critical groups in the tech world.The Lesbians Who Tech Summit will bring together hundreds of queer women in tech (and the people who love them), for the most unique technology conference ever. We will be highlighting incredible queer women who…
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