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Atlanta Fire Rescue Department launches inclusivity initiative, LGBT liaison positions

— from Georgia Voice by Dallas Duncan Atlanta Fire Rescue Chief Joel Baker believes in an “’ism-free workplace.” “No sexism, no racism, no nepotism, no cronyism,” he said. “What can I do to set that tone?” The answer? Introduce diversity and inclusivity initiatives geared toward women, Hispanics and the LGBT community. “I have not witnessed […]

Memphis: Police liaisons to LGBT community building trust

The Commercial Appeal | Katie Fretland Shelby County’s two largest law-enforcement agencies have appointed liaisons to work with the local LGBT community. Barbara Farmer-Tolbert, a Shelby County Sheriff’s detective, and Memphis police Officer Davin Clemons have met with members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community. Martavius Hampton, HIV program coordinator at the Memphis […]