4 episodes

Working with Pride is a conversational podcast series that explores LGBTQIA+ topics in the workplace. We invite guests to share their experiences and advice around topics including diversity, being queer at work, and what good allyship can look like. Guests include people from LGBTQIA+ community, allies, and companies that work in the field of LGBTQIA+ rights.

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Working with Pride is a conversational podcast series that explores LGBTQIA+ topics in the workplace. We invite guests to share their experiences and advice around topics including diversity, being queer at work, and what good allyship can look like. Guests include people from LGBTQIA+ community, allies, and companies that work in the field of LGBTQIA+ rights.

    Rhodes Perry on belonging at work: “Don’t settle where you’re not seen.”

    Rhodes Perry on belonging at work: “Don’t settle where you’re not seen.”

    The third episode of Working with Pride focuses on belonging at work.

    Host Jerry Virta is joined by Rhodes Perry: bestselling author, award-winning social entrepreneur, diversity, equity & inclusion thought leader — and a fellow podcaster.

    Rhodes talks about his journey of belonging as a transgender man and gives examples and advice on creating workplaces that promote inclusivity and belongingness.

    Find out more about Rhodes here: https://www.rhodesperry.com/ 

    • 30 min
    It’s too late to do nothing: Jessica Pettitt on workplace DEI

    It’s too late to do nothing: Jessica Pettitt on workplace DEI

    In this episode of Working With Pride, host Jerry Virta is joined by Jessica Pettitt, an experienced facilitator and educator in the DEI (Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion) space (she’s also a professional comedian!). The two discuss the importance of taking action in creating inclusive work environments, acknowledging privilege, and keeping the conversation going around equity in the workplace.
    Get to know Jessica and her work here: https://jesspettitt.com/.

    A new episode featuring interviews with members and allies of the LGBTQIA+ community will be published each month! Find all episodes here: https://www.foleon.com/working-with-pride 

    • 32 min
    Jerry Virta on LGBTQIA+ Allyship in the Workplace

    Jerry Virta on LGBTQIA+ Allyship in the Workplace

    In this very first episode of Working With Pride, host Jerry Virta tells his story of growing up gay without accurate queer representation and discusses the battle with societal and internalized homophobia. Listen to get inspired with practical tips for employers and allies on how to make members of the LGBTQIA+ community feel safe and accepted at work.

    For more stories and resources, be sure to check out A Year-Round Rainbow (https://pub.foleon.com/a-year-round-rainbow/pride-and-rainbows). A list of resources is on page 5.

    A new episode featuring interviews with members and allies of the LGBTQIA+ community will be published each month!

    • 31 min
    Podcast Teaser

    Podcast Teaser

    Pride is not a week or a month. Pride is a mindset. 
    For this reason, we’re launching a new podcast series called Working with Pride that explores LGBTQIA+ topics in the workplace. All-year-round.

    • 1 min