Teen, who attempted suicide seven times, builds apps that saved her life and others

Sitting alone in a lifeguard tower watching the sun sink below the horizon, Amanda Southworth had a decision to make.
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June 10, 2018

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AEG & Cyndi Lauper's True Colors Team Up to Battle LGBTQ Youth Homelessness
AEG has partnered with Cyndi Lauper's True Colors Fund to help put an end to LGBTQ youth homelessness.
June 06, 2018
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LGBT+ business community myGwork gets revamp
Entrepreneurial twins Adrien and Pierre Gaubert are re-inventing the way LGBT+ professionals find and secure jobs with myGwork, the LGBT+ business community. Dubbed the “pink LinkedIn”, myGwork is connecting the LGBT+ community with inclusive and supportive organisations who are actively seeking...
June 02, 2018
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AT&T ’Turns Up The Love’ with Unprecedented Multi-Year Commitment to Support The Trevor Project and $1 Million Donation
As a longtime supporter of the LGBTQ community, AT&T* is proud to announce a $1 million donation and multi-year initiative with The Trevor Project, the leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer & questioning (LGBTQ) young people.
June 01, 2018
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Pride and Prejudice 2018: Pushing forward the global agenda for LGBT rights through advocacy
The Economist Events hosted its third-annual Pride and Prejudice event to explore how united efforts among leaders in business, politics and society can improve the legal rights and societal treatment of LGBT people worldwide.
May 28, 2018
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LGBT Bold Introduces Ji Strangeway
Ji Strangeway is the author of "Red As Blue” -  a hybrid graphic novel that combines prose and screenplay with illustrations. The throwback tale of an angsty, teen girl who stumbles her way through her sexuality and the repercussions of a small town mentality is chock full of quippy one-liners, gorgeous graphic artwork, and edgy sex scenes. 
May 21, 2018
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David Jefferys, President, Altus Agency and Executive Director, LGBT Meeting Planners Association
“Get Your History Straight and You’re Night Life Gay” was a ground breaking national tourism campaign. Executive Director Matt Cabrey of Select Greater Philadelphia, a council of the Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia had the opportunity to sit down with David Jefferys, the man who created this Philadelphia’s historical campaign. David gave us a candid look into h...
May 18, 2018
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Hilton Names Global Head of Diversity & Inclusion
Hilton has named Jon Muñoz as Vice President, Global Diversity & Inclusion. In his new role, Muñoz will oversee Hilton’s global diversity management practice, focusing on developing culture, talent and marketplace strategies that cultivate inclusion.
May 16, 2018
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Out for Undergrad (O4U) and Ogilvy Partner on 2018 Marketing Conference
Out for Undergrad (O4U), creator of the nation's most prestigious LGBTQ undergraduate leadership training conferences has named Ogilvy, one of the world's largest marketing communications companies and a three-time recipient of a perfect score on the Human Rights Campaign Corporate Equality Index (CEI), as the 2018 O4U Marketing Conference Host Sponsor.
May 15, 2018
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LGBT leadership course: how to be out in front in business
Dedicated leadership courses are helping LGBT executives overcome obstacles and advance in their careers
May 12, 2018
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Pride and Prejudice Summit 2018: Translating good intentions into meaningful global action for LGBT
The Economist Events will host its third-annual 24-hour event spanning three cities globally to continue driving impactful discussions about how to push the global LGBT agenda forward as political shifts in the rich world threaten progress.
May 02, 2018
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ConnXus Introduces Diverse Marketplace and E-Commerce Beta
The global leader in supplier management software, ConnXus, today announced the launch of a first-of-its-kind Diverse Marketplace and e-commerce site beta. The beta program will run through Fall of 2018, bringing a fresh purchasing approach to corporate procurement teams looking for an edge in supplier diversity technology.
May 02, 2018
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PRESS PASS Q: PRESSING QUESTIONS: Focus magazine of Tennessee
Interview with Publisher Ray Rico - Focus Mid-South, based in Memphis and Focus Middle Tennessee, based in Nashville
April 26, 2018
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PRESS PASS Q: Lesbian mag Curve reinvented as a quarterly
Popular national lesbian magazine Curve has reinvented itself in a time of changing trends in readership. Most notably, the magazine will now be published on a quarterly basis instead of monthly.
April 26, 2018
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James Felton Keith: How LGBTQ Entrepreneurs Can Get Involved In Politics
I spoke with James Felton Keith at StartOut's Congressional LGBTQ Entrepreneur Summit about why he decided to run for office, how to start getting politically active as an entrepreneur and how important it is for LGBTQ professionals to be vocal.
April 26, 2018
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LGBT Bold Introduces Michaela Mendelsohn
Michaela Mendelsohn can talk about her relentless work as a transgender activist, helping the restaurant industry become more inclusive and better tap the talent pool of transgender employees with her TransCanWork.org non-profit company.
April 24, 2018
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The Work Flow We Use When Reaching the LGBTQ Community Online
In years past, when a client was looking to reach the LGBTQ community online, we would start with their ad creative and go from there, adapting and maximizing it to optimal banner ad sizes, both for the desktop and mobile, as well as e-mail newsletter sponsorships.  If a client wanted a more robust campaign, we would then explore content, usually in the form of editorial, that could be adapte...
April 23, 2018
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Pre-Conference Reception | IGLTA Convention in Toronto | May 8, 2018
This reception is our way of CELEBRATING and BRINGING TOGETHER all of the incredible people we've worked with in Toronto over the years, while partnering with organizations that have been instrumental in our success along the way.
April 23, 2018
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America’s 2018 ’Best-of-the-Best’ Corporations for Inclusion Named by NGLCC and Partners in the National Business Inclusion Consortium
The National LGBT Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC), the business voice of the LGBT community, in collaboration with its partners in the National Business Inclusion Consortium (NBIC), has named the third annual Best-of-the-Best list of corporations in America committed to diversity and inclusion across all communities.
April 20, 2018
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Couple advocates for LGBT acceptance through new ad campaign
The couple is working with the Beyond I Do campaign to raise awareness for LGBT.
April 19, 2018
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Why the “Pink Economy” is the Future of Tech Industry Growth
There’s a paradox when it comes to LGBTQ people’s involvement with the inception and growth of the tech industry. There’s a paradox when it comes to LGBTQ people’s involvement with the inception and…
April 19, 2018
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Stock photos show transgender people in a whole new light — as simply being human
10 transgender people in the UK have just become stock photo models after a collection of images of them was made available on Adobe Stock.
April 10, 2018
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LGBT Meeting Professionals Association Adds Two Executive Board Members
Derrick M. Johnson II and Tony Scurry bring complementary skills to the young organization.
April 09, 2018
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Brand|Pride - Events-Swag-Social
Award winning, LGBT-owned and certified businesses ZippyDogs, IM Creative and Pink Banana Media have united to offer you a comprehensive suite of Pride-related services that ensures your planning, delivery and execution of Pride is one you can be proud of. If you are investing time on Pride activities, make sure you act intentionally with your marketing dollars and engage the LGBT professionals at...
April 05, 2018
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