LGBTQ@Anderson

UCLA Anderson joins the UCLA LGBT Campus Resource Center in celebrating over 20 years of advocacy.

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Jerry Kang
UCLA law professor named university's first vice chancellor for equity, diversity and inclusion
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Kay Ryan (B.A. '76, M.A. '68)
The 16th U. S. Poet Laureate alters how we see the world within and around us
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George Takei
Alumnus, activist and icon George Takei once helmed a starship — then he dedicated himself to fighting for equal rights for all
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It Gets Better Project
Chancellor Gene Block leads UCLA in support of the worldwide It Gets Better Project, which encourages LGBTQ young people facing harassment and inspires needed change
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Peter Gandolfo

Community Voices

 
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Kelsey Gorman ('16)
Kelsey upped her game as an active Ally when she came to UCLA Anderson.
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Ben Fichera ('17)
Reaching Out welcomed its first class of the LGBT MBA Fellows, including Ben Fichera, who moved from Boston and "can’t wait to take advantage of L.A.’s vibrant music scene".
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Ned Micthell ('17)
Reaching Out welcomed its first class of the LGBT MBA Fellows, including Ned Mitchell, who vows to stop saying, "I wish I could".
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Ana Sheila Victorino ('16)
Anderson Student Association VP of diversity and inclusion adds "glocal" color to her causes and career.
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Jess Kimball ('15)
Jess, an active Out@Anderson member, entered UCLA Anderson to take her college consulting business to a new level — and has grown in other ways, too.
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Devon Dickau (’15)
In his 2015 talk during TED Week at Anderson, Devon encourages the Anderson community to “lead OUT” with personal authenticity.
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Lindsay Shaffer (’15)
Lindsay chose Anderson, in part, for its open culture. One of her goals: to see the school become the leading MBA program for the LGBT population.
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Chris Weber (’09)
Formerly an Out@Anderson member and Anderson Gay and Lesbian Business Alumni Association president, Chris now advocates for inclusive workplace environments as associate director of Career Advising and Outreach.
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Derek Bailey (’16)
Following up on his Anderson FIRESIDE (a new student-driven program that gives students a platform to tell their stories), Derek shares his personal challenge coming out and encourages others.
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Paul Colichman (’85)
One of Anderson’s Inspirational 100 Alumni, Paul Colichman is CEO of Here Media, the world’s leading media company targeting the LGBTQ community.
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Chris Tang
Professor Chris Tang’s latest research addresses social and corporate responsibility; he believes they are as important as profits to any company leader.
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Brett Trueman
Professor Brett Trueman always had a penchant for Wall Street; it’s no surprise that he pursued an academic career involving finance and accounting.
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World Prospect Feature
Out & Equal educates companies across the globe about LGBT workplace rights; they turned to a UCLA Anderson AMR team to take their services worldwide.
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Alumni Brunch
Anderson's Gay and Lesbian Business Alumni (GLBA) and Out@Anderson brunch, held this year at the Church Key, is an annual tradition.
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Conversations That Matter

 
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Dr. Susan Love (EMBA '98)
The surgeon and breast cancer prevention advocate describes the moment she finally realized she was gay.
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Kunal Gupta (’15)
One of Anderson’s most engaged Allies shares his story of support.
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Lindsee Redmond (’16)
Lindsee moderates a panel on the intersectionality of LGBTQ identity at the 2015 National Queer Women in Business Summit.
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Q&A for LGBTQ Prospective Students
Out@Anderson answers the most frequently asked questions about Anderson’s culture for prospective LGBTQ students.
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Joyce Rowland
Rowland, Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources and Administrative Officer for Sempra Energy, talks with Anderson students about issues of diversity and inclusion in the workplace.
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Martine Rothblatt (JD/MBA ’81)
“What seems to be a boundary is actually a border for us to transcend,” says Martine Rothblatt (’81), whose global impact ranges from satellites to biotech to digital immortality.
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Community Engagement

 
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Out & Equal AMR Project

An Anderson Applied Management Research (AMR) team studies issues of workplace equality in Italy and India for LGBTQ employees.

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National LGBT Case Competition Victory

UCLA Anderson teams win first place at national Reaching Out MBA case competition four years in a row.

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How to Be An Ally


Anderson Allies share top 10 ways allies can support the LGBTQ community at UCLA and beyond.

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Anderson In The News

 
Class of 2017 Reaching Out LGBT MBA Fellows Retreat Recap

Reaching Out had the pleasure of spending last weekend in the City by the Bay with 22 of our incredible LGBT MBA Fellows, each of whom is a business student in this scholarship & leadership development program. Reaching Out MBA
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SV150: Current tech boom is no dot-com bubble, experts say

Silicon Valley's tech cup runneth over. Job growth is humming, coders are being lionized on HBO, Uber and its shared-economy cohorts are on fire, disrupted innovation is unfolding on every corner. East Bay Times
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Uber running a distant second in China

Is China changing Uber?
China has proved a humbling speed bump in Uber’s quest to dominate the mobilized on-demand economy worldwide. SF Gate
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Poets & Quants, "Elite LGBT MBAs At All-Time High"

On the heels of the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to legalize same-sex marriages nationwide in June, more self-identifying out students have enrolled in elite MBA programs than ever before. Poets & Quants Read More

 
Will China be Uber's Waterloo?

Stiff competition has forced the ride-sharing company to adapt in order to survive in a new market. Fortune
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Is Martine Rothblatt the Next Marshall McLuhan or L. Ron Hubbard?

The SiriusXM founder thinks we're just a few years away from transporting our minds into robot lookalikes—and she's founded a religion, too The Observer
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How Do You Say Laissez-Faire in Chinese?

Beijing Is Trying to Control the Stock Market, But It Only Makes Investors Even Jumpier Zócalo Public Square

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Allies Turn Out for LGBTQ Awareness Week at Anderson

During the week of April 13, the columns ringing UCLA Anderson’s Marion Anderson Courtyard were wrapped in rainbow colors to signify alliance with the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer-Identified community. Central to Awareness Week activities was the Ally Pledge of solidarity with LGBTQ people, signed during the daily lunchtime Ally Rally by Dean Judy Olian and nearly 200 others at Anderson. UCLA Anderson Blog
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Martine Rothblatt - The Trans-Everything CEO

Futurist, pharma tycoon, satellite entrepreneur, philosopher. Martine Rothblatt, the highest-paid female executive in America, was born male. But that is far from the thing that defines her. Just ask her wife. Then ask the robot version of her wife. New York Magazine
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The Williams Institute provides research on U.S. LGBTQ rights to the U.N.

The U.N. Human Rights Council will review issues including legal protections provided to LGBTQ people. The Williams Institute Read More

 
Bruin Dustin Lance Black speaks out

Dustin Lance Black: "Agents have to grow a spine and let gay actors come out". Gay Star News
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LGBT alumni association calls for UCLA boycott of Indiana

Lambda Alumni Association asked last week for the university to join a boycott of Indiana, following a controversial state law that makes it legal to refuse services to people based on business owners’ and employees’ religious beliefs. Daily Bruin
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For Transgender Students, Business Schools Are a Transition

It was 2 a.m. when Danielle Piergallini composed an email to classmates at Vanderbilt University’s Owen Graduate School of Management announcing she was transgender. The New York Times

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Bruin Justin Mikita hailed as social innovator.

Co-founder of Tie the Knot, Mikita’s next venture, Hawkins Mikita, matches celebrities with non-profits to support social causes. Out.com
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Ronni Sanlo helps LGBT authors get published.

Former director of UCLA’s LGBT resource center, Ronni Sanlo continues her activism on behalf of the LGBT community post-retirement from UCLA. Bcc LA
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Chris Tang receives UCLA Distinguished Teaching Award

Tang has been recognized by the UCLA Anderson community numerious times for teaching excellence. Now, this excellence has been recognized by the entire university. UCLA Anderson blog
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UCLA Anderson Study: When co-workers are closeted, workplace performance suffers

UCLA Anderson study, led by Margaret Shih, challenges the effectiveness of “don’t ask don’t tell” and similar policies. 89.3 KPCC
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