Out in the Union: A Labor History of Queer America
January 1st, 2014
ISBN 1439911398 (ISBN13: 9781439911396)
Out in the Union tells the continuous story of queer American workers from the mid-1960s through 2013. Miriam Frank shrewdly chronicles the evolution of labor politics with queer activism and identity formation, showing how unions began affirming the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender workers in the 1970s and 1980s. She documents coming out on the job and in the union as well as issues of discrimination and harassment, and the creation of alliances between unions and LGBT communities.
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Out & Equal at Work: From Closet to Corner Office
February 14th, 2013
A major transformation is happening in today’s workplace. This groundbreaking anthology chronicles personal narratives from lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and allied executive trailblazers who have conquered adversity and ushered in policies that affirm and support the LGBT community in the workplace. Out & Equal at Work profiles an advocacy organization located at the intersection of the private sector and the broader social movement: Out & Equal Workplace Advocates, and its visionary Founding Executive Director, Selisse Berry.
But You Don't Look Gay...Successful Marketing Strategies for Doing Business with the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Community.
July 1st 2013
ISBN 1490461795 (ISBN13: 9781490461793)
The intention of this book is to provide a holistic approach to doing business with the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community. Whether you are an LGBT business owner or an ally to the LGBT community, there is something in this book for you. To be the most effective in your outreach efforts to the LGBT community you must be authentic and transparent in your approach. You must also have a plan for success. A solid targeted campaign requires a solid marketing plan to back it up. This book will not only teach you successful communications strategies for getting and keeping LGBT customers, but it will also show you the first steps you can take in creating a marketing plan designed for success.
Beyond The Rainbow: Personal Stories and Practical Strategies to Help your Business & Workplace Connect with the LGBTQ Market
June 1st 2017
ISBN 1946384054 (ISBN13: 9781946384058)
For more than a decade Jenn T. Grace, the Professional Lesbian, has helped organizations connect with the lucrative LGBTQ market. In this, her fourth LGBTQ book, she takes us behind the scenes of her professional and personal life as she shares stories that illustrate the do's and don'ts of doing business with the LGBTQ community. Woven into her stories, which are sprinkled with Jenn's signature style of unapologetic honesty and lighthearted humor, are proven strategies to help readers navigate this highly nuanced demographic - sensitively and profitably.
Handbook of LGBT Tourism and Hospitality: A Guide for Business Practice
March 7th 2017
ISBN 1939594197 (ISBN13: 9781939594198)
To research this book, the authors traveled to six continents, interviewed nearly a hundred industry experts, and analyzed multiple emerging trends among LGBT travelers. The Handbook of LGBT Tourism and Hospitality is an easy- to-read, practical, and relevant guidebook with a simple goal: to help marketing professionals, business owners, and allied professionals compete in the increasingly competitive global LGBT travel and hospitality industry.
Out and about: The LGBT Experience in the Legal Profession
October 2nd, 2015
ISBN 1634251296 (ISBN13: 9781634251297)
Out and About: The LGBT Experience in the Legal Profession is a collaboration between the American Bar Association Commission on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity (“SOGI”) and the National LGBT Bar Association (“LGBT Bar”). Both SOGI and the LGBT went to great lengths to identify and encourage authors to share their stories. This joint publication is an anthology of first-person narrative accounts. These moving accounts introduce new insights and perspectives. Out and About is a primer that will inspire new conversations and to shine light where it has not been shined before. This unique book is of interest to both LGBT and non-LGBT readers alike.
Plane Queer: Labor, Sexuality, and AIDS in the History of Male Flight AttendantsOut in the Union: A Labor History of Queer America
March 12th 2013
ISBN 0520274776 (ISBN13: 9780520274778)
In this vibrant new history, Phil Tiemeyer details the history of men working as flight attendants. Beginning with the founding of the profession in the late 1920s and continuing into the post-September 11 era, Plane Queer examines the history of men who joined workplaces customarily identified as female-oriented. It examines the various hardships these men faced at work, paying particular attention to the conflation of gender-based, sexuality-based, and AIDS-based discrimination.