Entries by Matthew

Going From Marginalized to Welcomed in the Workplace

From NY Times – Full Article Here When Michaela Mendelsohn, the owner and chief executive of the Pollo West Corporation, arrived at her restaurant company’s holiday party in 2006, it had been a year since she had seen most of her 500 employees. In that time, she had worked from her home in the Conejo […]

Trying to find love as a transgender man

From CNN – Devin Gutierrez is a straight man, but he’s never dated a straight woman. A transgender man, Gutierrez grew up as a woman. In high school, he was a bit of a tomboy and came out as a lesbian. But even then, he knew there was something more he was missing. “Being in a […]

Two Consonants Walk Into a Bar…

Read full article on New York Times here At this point the consonants are so tightly fused it’s as if they were always and inevitably so: L.G.B.T. But just a decade ago, the T teetered. It wobbled. It was eliminated from a federal bill to protect lesbians, gays and bisexuals from discrimination in employment. The […]