I know that this conversation between Lz Granderson and Rick Welts sparked the entire audience to consider taking the next step professionally to work openly as LGBTQ people. If Rick and LZ have the courage to be fully out in the hyper-masculinized and jock culture world of sports, then what’s stopping the rest of us. It was such an honor to work with everyone involved! So sorry I missed it with my hospital stay…that is, until today.
Over 2,600 executives, human resources and diversity professionals, employee resource groups and lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender gathered in Dallas.