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Yeah. Gay Like Me is really heartfelt. Broken is excellent - would also recommend Sam’s first book, Gilded Razor - lastly Cleanness is heavy, short and really good but a little dark.

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Garth is a great person!

I have strong opinion on the danger of Glennon Doyle for this community and posterizing her. And that’s hard to say as a huge Abby fan. But also curious on the others in the list.

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Going to Cancun next weekend. Where should I eat and what should I do?

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Who loves this hidden gem called Lanniappe ? If you like cheese boards, wine, beer and jazz 🎷. Make sure to pay it a visit.

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Have been making salads on my keto diet. I think I can survive on this diet. Indian goat meet mince salad below

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When they make a documentary about this in the future...

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Desi food and electric stove. Looking to change house. Like a building, but it has electric stove. Any experiences - how problematic is it to cook desi food on electric stove. Am I overthinking

Anyone going to the Swedish House Mafia concert in September?

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What to eat and what to do in Montmarte neighborhood in Paris (besides Sacre Couer)?

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First time cooking steak. Yay or nay!

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I keep getting 40% off UberEats codes… cooking would still be a lot cheaper and healthier but .. I can’t resist the deals

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i asked the fantasy football bowl but no response 🫠 my QBs are brady and rodgers … thinking about playing rodgers … is this the move ? 🫠

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Anyone selling a harpoon ticket for Saturday

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Happy Friday y’all. What’s everyone’s caffeinated drink of choice today?

Are there any social clubs in Philly? I tried out Fitler but it felt really corporate. Would love a country club feel, but in Center City. Thoughts?

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Any owners/fans of the Junghans Max Bill out there? How do you like it? Do you think it works for a small wrist?

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Any good book recos?

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Female-27 DC/Baltimore: pub trivia champion, football fan, dog lover, frequent traveler, coffee connoisseur, occasional karaoke singer

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[Weekend Wines] what’re you drinking?

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Want to improve my verbal and written communication skills. I hear reading more would help but I don’t read as much as I used to. So I’m wondering what books would help with that? Should I just read books that tickle my fancy like suspense and true crime novels? Help! Welcome to all book recommendations!

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Supreme leader Con Don is off to Japan to watch Sumo wrestling while disaster relief package is stuck. Nice leadership and optics.

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I’m looking to to get into the tech industry. I’ve worked in construction 10+ years and have recently obtained a BSBA, CSM and PMP. Any advice? I’d like to learn the basics what developers do the in the outs so if hired I’d actually be a valuable team member. Should I try DEV boot camp or something similar?

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Help me understand what is customary for an onboarding processing time these days. I accepted an offer a week ago with a start date in two weeks. Its been one week with no mail or links to get the background and onboarding in motion. I have reached out to both the recruiter on Friday and the hiring manager. Crickets.

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I am thinking about taking a job at a cybersecurity company as an SDR. I am switching from real estate to tech sales. I know SDR is entry level and I am a little hesitant to take the position because I am almost 30. I am wondering if anyone else has taken the role mid-career and how it went for you? Was it worth working through to get into higher levels of a tech company?

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Why don't people in first class chat? They seem so aloof

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Anyone else in Orange County CA for thanksgiving and wana do something

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Is it ok to share the private and confidential marked current organizations compensation, hike, joining/appointment, offer letter to future potential employer ?

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Can I have 11 likes to enable chat option .

Thanks in Advance.

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Hey fam! Getting a pulse check of this group. How are we all doing? I’ll start - I’ve been struggling with the day to day, staying motivated, and feeling connected to others. I’m just very over this virtual world and I miss in person worship and gatherings. This bowl is a safe space, so feel free to share any and all ups and downs! Thankful for you all

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Chickpeas curry with Kulcha. Kulcha is leavened(or unleavened) Indian flat bread. This is leavened version.

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Brown people wya

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I wish there was a search function on these threads...

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How is Desoto? Seeing houses at easily 30-40% off ppsf for comparable fit and finish vs Plano/Frisco, and much longer days on market. What’s driving this?

For context, new to the city

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For those of you living in BK, how much are 2bds / 2 baths with an office going for ? (No laundry in apt but laundry in building). I’m looking at Crown Heights , Bushwick , PLG, East Williamsburg and have seen a couple for like 3k and want to know if that’s outside the curve or typical ?

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Any one willing to refer me for a cyber security role at any of the MBB firms🙏🏾

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Do Exl fire employees who are on bench since a longer duration?

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Do intense interviews usually reflect a toxic work culture? I’ve been interviewing with multiple companies and I feel like some I can tell they were excited about me vs others i felt were more condescending. Both wanted to move me forward but I do feel that interviews is a two way street.

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DCA to ATL boarding!

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Is Kroll a reputable FDD shop?

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I use they/them pronouns and I’ll be starting a new job (remotely) in a month. How have you all gone about bringing up your pronouns in meetings, to HR etc ? Were your coworkers accepting?

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Do you feel, as members of our community in advertising (a privilege we share in having a voice in media but also cultural persuasion) that you should lean into brands taking advantage of the opportunity to capitalize on our community or steer them away from that but also refocus their minds to a more long term diverse creative solution?

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Hello everyone! What are some things you can think of to help boost LGBT acceptance in the work place?

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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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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 audiences? I’m struggling with this a bit.

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Any strategists out there down to do some practice? Looking for a partner to run through a deck of strat exercises!

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Any fishies have advice for people who are extremely self-conscious? I just moved to a new city and everyone here is like beautiful and super fit, and I’m not too confident about myself or my appearance and it’s kinda bringing my spirits down :(

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Saw this on Twitter - it's the sad truth because two of our clients pulled their Pride projects, even when we advised them that there's still a huge opportunity 😢

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https://www.glaad.org/blog/glaad-lgbtq-voters-poll. This is sad to me. Almost 20% of people are voting against their own best interest. And the pence numbers are dumbfounding. internalized homophobia was created by men like pence.

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What to do about working in an office with noninclusive bathrooms? I don't feel comfortable there and have been walking 10mins away to a coffee shop to do my business.

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Hope all of you are doing okay during these times. We got this. 💪🏼🌈

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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 there’s nobody to get me out of the account.

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Discussion time! We’re a month away from June, what do you think pride month is going to look like this year? Could be advertising-related or any other observation.

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Looking to join a running club for LGBTQ folk or other agency folk. Is that a thing? NYC by the way.

Anybody know of great head hunters for Art Directors who are looking to branch out from Pharma Advertising??

Discussion time! What’s something you find ads that highlight LGBTQIA+ topics do wrong? Something you suggest non-LGBT folks on the project be aware of, or suggestions to clients before running a campaign?

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Had an associate of mine recently confront me and say he has a crush on me. Told him nope and that would be very unprofessional. He has reassured me that this won’t impact our working dynamic but lately there’s been a lot of pushback on any direction given to him or the team. I’m growing concerned he is holding something against me.

How should I approach this?

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Do you ever make reference to you being LGBT+ in your professional life? Portfolio or LinkedIn, etc? If you do what had the reaction been (if any)?

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