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Kemppainen in top role at Inside/Out Youth Services

Shawna Kemppainen has been executive director of Inside/Out Youth Services since August. She brings eight years of experience at local nonprofits, in grant-writing, fundraising, advocacy and development. Inside/Out’s mission is to educate, empower and advocate for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, inter-sexed and questioning youth. Is the LGBT community growing in the Springs? The number of… Continue Reading Kemppainen in top role at Inside/Out Youth Services

Some of the nation’s top companies are leading the trend toward making the workplace a welcoming environment for all workers. Forty-one percent of Fortune 500 and 25 percent of Fortune 1000 companies have policies protecting transgender employees from discrimination. And this year, 305 businesses reached a 100 percent rating on the Corporate Equality Index 2010,… Continue Reading More employers setting policies to protect LGBT workers

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