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  1. Celebrating Pride at Automattic: “Every Person and Voice Has the Opportunity to Be Heard”

    In the final chapter of our Pride Month series, we talk to Niesha Sweet, from Automattic’s HR team, about Pride, DEI work, and more.

    Culture
  2. Five Books Exploring Race in America

    We look at the authors of five books discussing race in America.

    Books
  3. Celebrating Pride at Automattic: “Living My Life Freely and Authentically”

    In this week’s interview in our Pride Month series, we talk with product designer Mel Choyce-Dwan on identity, diversity in the tech, and inclusive design.

    Diversity
  4. Black Lives Matter: Six Poems

    Poetry can often channel grief, pain, solidarity, and resistance in ways that everyday language can’t.

    Culture
    Photo by Lorie Shaull (CC BY-SA 2.0)
  5. Celebrating Pride at Automattic: “Reflect What Is Given, and In So Doing Change It a Little”

    An interview with Automattic developer Echo Gregor on identity, pronouns, and celebrating Pride Month.

    Diversity
  6. On Injustice, Inequality, and Being Black in America: A Reading List

    Personal posts, essays, and interviews by Black writers, bloggers, and thinkers, compiled by our editorial team.

    Commentary
    Photo by Markus Spiske
  7. Celebrating Pride at Automattic: “In a World That Wants You to Apologize or Minimize Who You Are, Don’t.”

    In this first interview of our Pride Month series, a human resources wrangler talks about identity, building trust and support in the workplace, and more.

    Diversity
  8. International Transgender Day of Visibility: Sites and Resources

    Today, let’s celebrate trans bloggers and share resources offering support to the trans community.

    Diversity
    Photo by Sharon McCutcheon from Pexels
  9. Readers Respond: Celebrating International Women’s Day 2020

    WordPress Discover readers honor the women in their lives.

    Diversity
    Photo by Jill Wellington
  10. International Women’s Day: Who Would You Like to Celebrate?

    What woman in your life would you like to recognize on International Women’s Day?

    Feminism
    Photo by mentatdgt
  11. Black History Month: Who Has Influenced and Inspired You?

    For Black History Month, Automatticians honor the people who’ve made a difference in their lives.

    Culture
  12. Mondro: Archiving the Work of Queer Artists in Bangladesh

    “We welcome every queer individual of Bangladesh to express themselves.” The founder of new website Mondro talks about the need for a platform for the queer Bangladeshi community.

    Culture
    Illustration courtesy of Mondro
  13. “Monotony Is a Luxury”: A Reading List of Black Writers and Journalists

    Read powerful writing from black writers and journalists in this reading list.

    Authors
  14. WordPress Websites of LGBTQ+ Organizations Around the World

    At Out in Tech events, tech professionals build websites for LGBTQ+ organizations. Here’s a look at 10 sites launched at past hackathons.

    Diversity
  15. Three Stories to Read this LGBT History Month

    From The Golden Girls to 17th-century London, these stories explore the rich layers of queer history.

    Commentary
    Berlin's memorial to the first gay emancipation movement. Image by Alorin via Wikimedia Commons (CC BY 4.0)