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Even with a perfect score we can still improve

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by John Fredette (republished from the Alcatel-Lucent blog) In December 2013, Alcatel-Lucent was recognized by the Human Rights Campaign with a perfect score of 100% on the Corporate Equality Index. As a board member of the EQUAL! Organization for Alcatel-Lucent’s LGBT colleagues and our supporters it is heartening to see our company receive that recognition […]

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Sex vs. gender

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by Wendy Roome, Alcatel-Lucent employee in the U.S. This personal story is part of the National Coming Out Day campaign.    After many decades of denial and pretending to be a guy named “Bill,” in November 2012, I finally came out as transgender, and started living full-time as Wendy. I’ve worked with a local volunteer community theater […]

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Trans-Gressions

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by Eve Jutras, Alcatel-Lucent employee in Canada This personal story is part of the National Coming Out Day campaign. Except for the author’s, names of the persons from this story have been changed to protect their privacy. Transitioning One year has now passed since I started transitioning from Male to Female (MTF). A lot has happened […]

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GLBT Awareness Month 2013

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June is Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender (GLBT) Awareness Month. The EQUAL! EBP (Employee Business Partner) provides activities to celebrate the contributions of the GLBT community and to raise awareness of the issues faced both within and outside the workplace that impact the lives of GLBT employees and employees with GLBT friends or family members. […]

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