The Town Call series features guest speakers presenting on current LGBT topics via monthly one hour webinars. They also provide in-depth information on major Out & Equal such as the annual Workplace Summit. Each session includes a presentation or discussion on issues faced by LGBT employees, polices, benefits, trends or breaking news. A Q&A session follows each presentation, creating an interactive learning experience. The Town Calls are designed to further the knowledge and tools for Employee/Business Resource Group members, HR Professionals, and Executives as well as meeting the needs of busy working professionals, federal, and non-profit employees. These calls are also recorded and can be used at LGBT events and meetings for training within your organization.

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Upcoming Town Call(s)


Moving from corporate to retirement – LGBT considerations

Thursday, July 31, 2014 - 12 pm Pacific Time
1 pm Mountain | 2 pm Central | 3 pm Eastern

The Boomer Generation (born between 1946-1964 in the US) has influenced politics, economics, and culture around the world.  LGBT employees as part of this largest generational segment are beginning to think about retirement and influencing culture change again. What does retirement look like for us and those upcoming generations as well. The rules are all new for those thinking about retirement who are LGBT, no matter what generation they represent. Join our panelists this month to talk about what to think about, plan for, and expect with state and national changes to laws regarding our lives beyond the workplace. We will talk about the impact of getting those 1,138 federal rights that marriage provides and include strategies to use no matter what our relationships are.

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 2014 Schedule of Town Calls

*All calls start at 12pm Pacific

Jan 30 - The New CEI: Getting Ready for the 2016 Changes
Feb 13 - Summit Kick Off
Feb 27 - Discovering Strength in our Diversity: Voices of Latino/Latina/Hispanic LGBT/Allies  - PoC (Advisory Committee)
Mar 27 – The Post-DOMA Era: The Great News for Companies and Employees! 
Apr 24 –
Implementing and Leveraging Self-identification as a Method for Driving Change
May 29 –
Global Perspectives
Jun 26 –
Executives Coming Out: The Next Generation
Jul 31 –
Moving from corporate to retirement – LGBT considerations
Aug 28 –
Families & Worklife – finding the connections
Sep 25 –
Bisexuality in the Workplace
Oct 23 – 2014 Summit Preview
Nov 20 –
Transgender – the Next Steps
Dec 18 - HIV and the Workplace