Tag Archives: LGBTQ

This summary is provided by the IPR Digital Media Research Center. Summary Nonprofit advocacy organizations must break through the deluge of messages on Facebook to reach their intended audiences and influence change. Drawing on social presence theory, the purpose of this research was to explore how LGBTQ nonprofit advocacy organizations use advocacy strategies and tactics … Continue reading How Social Change Messages on Facebook Go Viral

Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and National Public Radio (NPR) conducted a poll focused on personal experience with discrimination across over a dozen areas of daily life. The organizations conducted 3,453 interviews of men and women, including African Americans, Latinos, Asian Americans, Native Americans, whites and LGBTQ adults. Key … Continue reading Discrimination in America: Experiences and Views

Dr. Natalie T. J. Tindall and Dr. Richard D. Waters explored the experiences of gay men working in public relations. In-depth interviews and focus groups were conducted to allow participants to discuss their careers openly. Key findings include: – Practitioners indicated that they enjoyed working in public relations, although there were areas where they were … Continue reading Coming Out to Tell Our Stories: Using Queer Theory to Understand the Career Experiences of Gay Men in Public Relations

The authors, Danielle C. Lefebvre and Jose F. Domene, examined previously published quantitative and qualitative research studies, the experiences of transgender people in the workplace and identified key themes and patterns. The authors used an analytic method, specifical the scoping review method, to conduct their review.   Key Findings Themes revealed in this study: Support … Continue reading Workplace Experiences of Transgender Individuals: A Scoping Review