An Introduction to Intersectionality

Using Bayard Rustin’s intersectional story to foster bridge-building, inclusion, and belonging  At many workplaces, a Rustin DEI event has marked the first time that the company’s African American and LGBTQ+ Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) have co-sponsored a joint program. Participants have consistently reported that the intersectionality that Rustin embodied provides a rare and remarkable springboard […]

Remembering Bayard Rustin: A Personal Reminiscence by Walter Naegle

August 28, 1963 was a momentous day for African-American rights and a victory for a Black, gay organizer, Bayard Rustin. On that day 250,000 marchers gathered peacefully on the Washington Mall. They demanded that the United States government fulfill the promises of freedom and equality enshrined in its founding documents. The crowd included members of […]