WHERE TO WATCH
Coverage runs throughout LGBTQ Pride Month here on ComcastNewsmakers.com. Comcast customers can also watch through Xfinity On Demand – just say "Comcast Newsmakers" into your X1 Voice Remote. Join the conversation on social media by tagging @ComcastNewsmkrs.
America’s Bustling LGBTQ Economy
A discussion with Jacob Palalay, Senior Director of Corporate Relations for the National LGBT Chamber of Commerce, about the economic contributions of LGBTQ businesses and the benefits of being certified as an LGBTBE.
LGBTQ Authenticity at Work
Erin Uritus, CEO of Out & Equal Workplace Advocates, discusses the need for businesses to foster a culture of authenticity and belonging for all employees.
Closing Rural America's LGBTQ Tech Gap
Christopher Wood, Executive Director of the LBGT Technology Partnership and Institute, discusses how this technology gap impacts LGBTQ Americans in rural areas, along with efforts to boost digital inclusion.
Combatting Inequities Within the LGBTQ Comm...
Kierra Johnson, Deputy Executive Director of the National LGBTQ Task Force, discusses inequities that exist within the equality movement.
The Out for America Project
Ruben Gonzales, Vice President of Leadership Initiatives at the LGBTQ Victory Institute, joins Paul Lisnek to discuss efforts to increase the ranks of LGBTQ elected officials and create a national network to help further LGBTQ equality through the organization’s “Out for America Census Project.
A Face for Transgender Rights
Sarah McBride, National Press Secretary for the Human Rights Campaign, published her coming-out letter in the student newspaper at American University, launching her career as a transgender advocate and putting a face on the cause for transgender rights.
LGBTQ Equality in Black America
David J. Johns, Executive Director of the National Black Justice Coalition, discusses the black equality gap, along with his organization’s efforts to foster higher rates of acceptance and visibility for the black LGBTQ population.
LGBTQ Pride in Rural America
Julianna Gonen, Policy Director for the National Center for Lesbian Rights, discusses the organization’s “Rural Pride Campaign” and advocacy efforts to increase access to services for LGBTQ populations outside of urban areas.