Honoring Transgender Day of Remembrance

To celebrate and honor Transgender Day of Remembrance, EQUAL! invited Ryan Sallans to talk about the issues faced by Transgender Employees in corporate environments, and how allies can support these employees through their transition—and beyond. As the transgender community becomes more visible in the media and in our daily lives it becomes increasingly important for …

Alcatel, Lucent, and Alcatel-Lucent retirees: you can now join us!

It took some time to iron out some technical issues, but we are now able to have our former members (whether retirees or not) ‘re-join’ our Chapters mailing lists! To do so, do get in touch via the Contact form and we’ll get you started.   Photo credit: eMail by Esparta Palma, on Flickr (under Creative Commons license).

Being out at work: it’s also getting better

by Glenda Childress In the July-August 2011 issue of the Harvard Business Review, the article ‘For LGBT Workers, Being “Out” Brings Advantages‘ presents some facts on the status of LGBT in the workplace. With an estimated 7 Million LGBT working in the U.S. private sector, 29 states say it is legal to fire someone for …

Video project to support equality for LGBT people

Some of you may have read about the “It gets better” project which was initiated last fall after a number of suicide among young students in the USA. Those suicides were following bullying attitudes towards LGBT and questionning youth. Several thousands of videos have been created by individuals to show their support against bullying, from …

LGBT, tous concernés, tous sensibilisés !

Here is an article published on ALU France website discussing about an event proposed by EQUAL! in the frame of the LGBT awareness month. Next to the article, you’ll find the videos of the event as well as the transcripts… And like I mentioned in the comment area, EQUAL! is open to any employee who …