Food for Thought

LGBTQIA+


Rights in the Workplace

  • Human Rights Campaign's Worknet: The HRC has a page devoted to workplace issues and resources, including employer benefits, diversity programs, and information on equal opportunity employers. Check out the Corporate Equality index, ranking employers based on their policies and practices related to the LGBT community.

 Job Search and Career-Related Resources

  • LGBT Career Link: Find jobs, learn about employment at diversity-friendly companies and research careers by networking with your LGBT and allied colleagues.
  • Mass Equality: Mass equality is a Massachusetts organization that has resources and contacts to help locate LGBTQ friendly employers.
  • ProGayJobs.com: An organization dedicated exclusively to the employment needs of the GLBT professional workforce, with a job search engine for GLBT-friendly companies.
  • Reaching Out MBA Conference: The Reaching Out LGBT MBA Conference provides future LGBT leaders from around the world the opportunity to network, learn, and improve their skills so they will emerge stronger and more confident in the business world. Leading businesses partner with the conference to show support for the LGBT community and recruit top level talent.
  • Transgender Employment Links: A collection of resources about transitioning on the job and other issues transgender employees and their employers may face from the Center for Gender Sanity.
  • Out For Undergrad: Out For Undergrad grew out of the success of the Reaching Out MBA Conference. This group hosts two annual conferences, one for the business sector and one for the technology sector, and also sponsors a leadership summit for promising members of the LGBT community.
  • Out For Work: Out for Work prepares LGBT college students for work as they transition from college to the workplace by providing students with advice and other opportunities.
  • Out Professionals: Out Professionals is a job search and networking website including a directory of businesses, women’s network, LGBT events and links, and volunteer opportunities.

Professional Associations

Social Media

Over 500 LGBTQ-Related LinkedIn Groups including: