Daylight is a new digital bank built to solve the LGBTQ+ community’s banking challenges

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Whether it’s financial illiteracy or discriminatory practices, there’s a deep divide in equitable banking for the LGBTQ+ community—and Daylight is looking to bridge the gap. Neobanks have emerged as not only a tech-forward solution to many of the industrialized woes of traditional banks, but also as a way to serve the needs of marginalized communities. Read Full Story

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LGBTQ employees regularly face discrimination at work. Here are 5 steps companies can take to be more inclusive

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A new McKinsey & Co. report found that companies’ stated commitment to LGBTQ+ equity hasn’t yet translated into results. In a profound victory for the LGBTQ+ community, the Supreme Court of the United States ruled to protect LGBTQ+ employees against workplace discrimination based on one’s sexual orientation or gender identity. This recent, stunning, unexpected, and long overdue victory gives millions of LGBTQ+ workers the civil rights protections they had sought for decades. Read Full Story

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These 22 LGBTQ-friendly brands are putting their money behind Pride

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Shop these special Pride collections and support the LBGTQIA+ community. There are a lot of companies and brands that celebrate Pride Month and the LBGTQIA+ community with rainbow-hued social media posts and brightly colored merch drops. But not all of them give back to LGBTQIA+ causes. That’s why we rounded up a list of brands that are putting their money where their mouths are and celebrating Pride month with collections and campaigns that pay it forward. Read Full Story

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The activist behind the Okra Project wants to remind you that Black Trans Lives Matter, too

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Violence against the Black trans community isn’t just an LGBTQ+ issue—and activist Ianne Fields Stewart is here to remind you, in case you forgot. Fast Company’ s podcast Creative Conversation is doing a special three-part series covering specific issues within the ongoing protests for racial equality. Every Thursday this month, we’ll be spotlighting the creatives and professionals using their backgrounds, skills, and platforms to push for lasting change. Read Full Story

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