Tag Archives: LGBTQ

This summary is provided by the IPR Organizational Communication Research Center based on the original study. IPR is featuring research and some of the many LGBTQ+ pioneers who have had impacted the world today in celebration of LGBTQ+ Pride Month. Dr. Rebecca J. Baumler and Dr. Cameron Piercy examined how perceived self-authenticity may impact trans workers’ … Continue reading How to Enhance Trans Workers’ Job and Life Satisfaction?

IPR is featuring some of the many LGBTQ+ pioneers who impacted the field of public relations in celebration of Pride Month.  Randy Shilts was born in Davenport, Iowa, on August 8, 1951. While attending the University of Oregon, Shilts managed the student newspaper and served as president of the Eugene Gay People’s Alliance. In 1974, … Continue reading Randy Shilts (1951-1994)

This blog is provided by the IPR Center for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion based on the original study in the Journal of Public Relations Research Pride month reminds us that we all deserve the right to be who we are, as we are, and to define ourselves on our own terms. It also reminds us that amid … Continue reading Taking Pride in Transgender Communicators of Color

IPR is featuring some of the many LGBTQ+ pioneers and modern-day heroes to celebrate Pride month. Larry Kramer was born in Bridgeport, Connecticut, in 1935. He was a gay rights activist who is credited for changing the response to the HIV epidemic in the U.S. Kramer went to Yale University and held many jobs involved … Continue reading Pioneer Larry Kramer (1935-2020)

IPR is featuring some of the many LGBTQ+ pioneers and modern-day heroes to celebrate Pride month. Harvey Milk was a visionary civil and human rights leader. Milk became one of the first openly gay elected officials in the United States when he won a seat on the San Francisco Board of Supervisors in 1977. He … Continue reading Pioneer Harvey Milk (1930-1978)

IPR is featuring some of the many LGBTQ+ pioneers and modern-day heroes to celebrate Pride month. Bayard Rustin was a prominent civil rights activist. He is best known for organizing the “March on Washington” for Jobs and Freedom in 1963, where more than 200,000 people gathered and where Reverend Martin Luther King Jr. gave his … Continue reading Pioneer Bayard Rustin (1912–1987)

IPR is featuring some of the many LGBTQ+ pioneers and modern-day heroes to celebrate Pride month. Franklin (Frank) E. Kameny was an American LGBTQ+ activist who is credited with transforming the LGBTQ+ rights movement. Kameny served in the U.S. Army during World War II and then earned a Master’s degree and a doctorate from Harvard … Continue reading Pioneer Frank Kameny (1925-2011)