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Hello friends, the social impact agency I work for is looking to work with:
- senior lead strategists (freelance / part-time)
- researchers (freelance, part-time/ project based, great for entry-level folks)
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It's pride month everyone! We hope you have a beautiful one, and feel free to drop the best, (and worst) pride work you see this month in this thread 👬👭👫❤️💕🏳️‍🌈🏳️‍⚧️➕

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Non working related question here. Anyone watch gentleman jack?!

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What is this some kind of pride tax? I guess faux-activism has its price and the client ain't paying for it

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What do you or are you looking for out of your LGBTQIA+ employee resource group?

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Looking for a freelance copywriter for a upcoming project, part time hours is totally cool. It’s a social impact campaign. Probably about 80 hours of work over the next month or so. Kicks off in the n… more

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Invisible Hand is HIRING! Looking for (remote full-time) strategist, creative, account supervisor & account coordinator. Please message me if interested! Come work in Social Impact and let’s make some… more

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Every time I start a new job I feel like I have to come out all over again. Feels exhausting since I’m a quiet person. And I’m not that obviously gay by looking. Usually I just told a few people and l… more

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Looking for an AE with at least 1 year agency experience to come join my team working on a cool/tech lifystyle brand. DM me :)

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I see recruiters encouraging Women, POC, and LGBTQIA to apply. How does one show they identify as the third?

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So I have an idea focusing on LGBTQ healthcare which fits perfectly into the new platform of my client. It could genuinely do a lot of good for some of our most marginalized, except the client backgro… more

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Question: I’ve been in Advertising for awhile and noticed I never really interact or come across openly gay ppl. If we have this opportunity to connect we should take advantage of it and support each … more

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Which one of you handles Nutter Butters social? 😂

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Starting a few initiatives inside to make space for queer talent. Some ideas are basic (the group, the Slack channel, having film nights, political activism, etc.), but has anyone seen or done anythin… more

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Believe it or not, I’m the only gay guy at work (small agency part of a big network) and I feel so out of place… Can someone please recommend an NYC-based agency where I can be my true self? 🏳️‍🌈

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Gay wedding resources? Blogs, social accounts, planners? About me: I'm in LA, a lady marrying a lady, and super nontraditional. I love RockNRoll Bride magazine, but hoping y'all may have s… more

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Hey! I'm looking for an AD to sprinkle some magic into an LGBT travel/tourism campaign that has already been concepted and designed for. I can pass along assets if you're interested—DM me!

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Are you out at work? Did you make a conscious decision to let coworkers/clients know? Why?

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Do your clients know you're queer?

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Ok…I still don’t know what I’m doing so started a convo by accident lol. Anyway, I’m new here and just wanted to say hello. There’s power in connections and I’m here wanting to connect. Hope everyone … more

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What agencies stand out for being great to work at for LGBT folks? Both in the sense of supportive agency culture and meaningful client work. 

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Muslim Asians! I am asking my partners family for their blessing on the 9th.
I know this would normally involve a family tea but my family doesn't live here. What can I take to say, I'm here f… more

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Folks with great benefits - which do you value most as a queer person?
Folks with crappy benefits - what do you wish your company provided?

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Ladies, when did you know it was the right time to move in with your SO?

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I have been using TowleRoad daily for more than 10 years now to keep up with the LGBT+ news. They have really gone down hill since Andy left. Any other good sites y’all use to keep up with the LGBT+ n… more

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Today was my father-in-law's funeral. Which is hard enough on my husband and me trying to figure out the right way to support. But after the service, my MIL asked me if "people were nice to me at church … more

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Today’s my first day changing my pronouns at work, I am excited and terrified!! If you did the same and feel like sharing, I would love to hear your experience 💫 I am so anxious!

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I know I should be happy that Burger King is trolling Chick-fil-A but knowing how Burger King and it’s agency are always out for award bate just seems a little disingenuous. Or am I overthinking lol.

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Putting a gay on a pitch over pride weekend is homophobic. 😂

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If your agency has preached a lot about inclusivity, how do they support you if you’re forced to work with homophobic and racist clients on a daily basis?

I’m so emotionally exhausted. Small team so t… more

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Support us with money, not your performative schtick.

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Just wanted to say, as a guy in my mid-20’s, cheers to all the 30-40+ y/o LGBTQIA+ folks here—I know we roll our eyes at the performative rainbows on everything now, but you folks made this possible for the… more

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God, this season of Pose is awful. They took all the joy out of the show now everything is over dramatic with depressing musical score. 🤦‍♂️

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Is everyone prepared?

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One week!

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