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Location:
US
Organisation: Glaad
Job title / role: Chief Operating Officer
Industry: Other
Biography:

Darra Gordon is a nonprofit executive leader who defines transformative business strategies and develops innovative solutions to move organizations forward. Darra has worked in the nonprofit field for nearly 20 years. She is the Chief Operating Officer for GLAAD, the largest LGBTQ non-profit Media organization in the world. Darra oversees GLAAD’s day to day Operations and is now leading them through accelerated growth. She was previously at Hetrick-Martin Institute, the nation’s oldest and largest LGBTQ youth service organization helping them achieve national expansion.

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Lesbian Visibility Day 2019

April 26th is Lesbian Visibility Day – who knew?! Well, actually relatively few people. Started in 2008, this day of visibility doesn’t get the same level of press as of some of the other LGBT+ events. It scores a relatively modest 7000 hits in a Google search, and only trended on Twitter for the first…

Latest LBQ Women Event

Aviva Pride – Inaugural LGBT+ Film Night – Featuring Dustin Lance Black!

30/05/2019 17:00 - 30/05/2019 21:30 Aviva Plc, 1 Undershaft, London EC3P 3DQ

At Aviva Pride, we live to make insurance #OUTsurance. So, to kick off Pride season, we are hosting an LGBT+-themed movie night in our auditorium at our London HQ, St Helen's, which has one of the largest screens in Europe! We are screening the Oscar-winning film, Milk. The struggles of the San Francisco LGBT+ community highlighted in the film are still occurring today around the world, even within developed countries like the USA and here in the UK.