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May 20, 2024

By Kevin Kajiwara, Faten Alqaseer & Sarah Kate Ellis

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Corporate America and LGBTQ+ Rights

For decades, companies have supported the LGBTQ+ community – and continue to do so. Sarah Kate Ellis, President and CEO of GLAAD and Faten Alqaseer, Senior Managing Director and Co-Head of DE&I Advisory at Teneo delve into the evolving landscape of LGBTQ+ rights amid growing anti-LGBTQ+ activity and increasing political polarization; how organizations like GLAAD can assist companies during Pride month and a consequential election year; the concept of quiet diplomacy; GLAAD's advocacy efforts and the importance of LGBTQ+ engagement to corporate America.

About Teneo Insights

Teneo’s Insights Series provides in-depth analysis on the issues that matter most to CEOs and their businesses. Moderated by Kevin Kajiwara, Co-President of Teneo Political Risk Advisory, each episode features experts from business, politics, academia and media discussing hot-button issues and the impact on financial markets, geopolitics and the business world.

The views and opinions are solely of the program participants and do not necessarily reflect those of Teneo. They are offered to stimulate thought and discussion and not as legal, financial, accounting, tax or other professional advice or counsel.

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