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The Super Bowl commercials these days will never have the same impact.

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Anyone seeing any pushes for inclusivity in the general market? Kind of feels like since the Bud Light fiasco, I haven't seen anything showcasing queer representation. But maybe I'm just not s… more

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When my female coworkers find out I’m gay.

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After 15 years in advertising as an openly queer person, I've had a bit of an epiphany. It feels like there are two paths: either live authentically and deal with regular discrimination from in an… more

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Hi, Folks!
I’m looking to hire a stellar Account Supervisor at my agency, Target 10. We are a marketing agency focused on the LGBTQ+ segment specifically. Looking for a rockstar who can handle project exec… more

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Ok I know this gonna seem petty af, but my sister's fiancée just broke up with her. I always thought she was horrible and not good enough for my sister. They got engaged in April, then 2 weeks lat… more

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Okay, I’m not usually this messy, but … set your Grindr/Scruff/eHarmony/Farmer’sOnly location to Cannes.

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We need more LGBTQ+ leaders in this industry…

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Curious who’s offices are doing anything beneficial for pride this year?

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I’m planning on resigning soon (nothing new lined up, I’m burned out and if I don’t make a big change I’m going to work myself into the ground) but I’m also one of the only out trans people at my agency and organ… more

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Howdy Fishbowl friends! Looking to work with a copywriter and a designer on a project that’s starting up next week. Please see me a DM with your Portfolio if you’re interested in more deets!

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Me coming up on 6 months of job search.

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Anyone looking for a freelance acd/ ad ?

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Which one of you is responsible for this 💀

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Looking to work with a freelance Graphic Designer, we are a social impact agency with a few different design needs! Hit me up if you’re interested in freelance work! 💫

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Does anyone follow the Bratz doll Instagram account and get jealous of who runs it?

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What steps do you think agencies can take to make you feel safer, seen, and more included?

I know I definitely talk about Queer History so people are more aware of it and I know I'd personally love to see more… more

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After hearing Pride referred to as "the gay Superbowl" for the first time yesterday 😂 I was wondering if anyone else thought any alcohol brands did a great job of doing work for the queer c… more

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Does anyone do/know of any LGBTQ+ ad events that happen outside of the office? Networkings? Happy Hours?

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interviewer: "how comfortable are you with ambiguity?"
me: *laughs in non-binary*

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How many of you have worked for an LGBTQ+ leader at your agency? I’m still at 0.

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It’s so hard to get good ideas for the LGBTQ community made when the people in charge of decision-making are straight.

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Do you think there’s any real support for queer people in advertising? I’ve been having issues with my boss, so I started the EDI process at work to report it but it’s starting to look really bleak. I… more

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Why have all my straight friends become so damn boring? Even the ones who used to be the life of the party have gotten so lame. With kids, without kids, single, in relationships. Doesn't matter. T… more

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I was just thinking about the "most successful women in advertising" lists and all the ilk of other minority issues. I don't intend this to come across as self-serving, but is there anyt… more

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Not a great look when the only non-hetero CD is the only one laid off...

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I’ve noticed that many LGBTQ+ people make a point of “coming out” to co-workers or clients when initially introducing themselves. I’ve seen many partnered people do this by working in a casual mention… more

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Big L today. Was one of many and am trying to take it in stride—if you’ve got or know of an writer leads, hit me up. Especially for agencies that are super open-minded/value or otherwise don’t care about self expression. Sr preferred but would love to hear any Mid-Level opportunities too. (He/Him btw, I know the pic implies otherwise.)

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Hey all. Hearing some pretty gnarly symptoms about this MonkeyPox. Like major skin lesions and fevers that make COVID look like child’s play. Please please please be safe and careful out there. And ge… more

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Employed someone I just discovered was a closet homophobe. Feeling a little betrayed. Idk.

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A fond farewell until next year guys, gals and non-binary pals. Hope you all had a great pride month!

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If Lawrence and Obergfell are overturned I’m giving it 5 years for the legislature to fix it, and if they don’t, I’m moving to Toronto

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Looking for a senior creative team for a couple of insanely fun brands… One in entertainment, the other in social media. Both AOR, so the world is your oyster.

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Hey folks. Anyone know where us alphabet people hang out at Cannes?

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I’m sure it’s not new to 2022, but I’m feeling more than ever this year how much of “corporate pride” centers around gay men and calls it “lgbtq”. Are gay women, bisexuals, etc. not as palatable for a… more

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Happy Pride Month 🏳️‍🌈

If you are interested in raising people up and highlighting others in our community that are having a positive impact on society please look for my social media pages and contribute:
IG: swaggwithapurp… more

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