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How this LGBTQ conference brings together tech and queerness

Toronto's Venture Out challenges the city's Silicon Valley lookalike, male, heterosexual bro-tech space while supporting LGBTQ techies

Sohini Bhattacharya

As a queer young woman fresh out of university entering the workforce, Jeanette Stock had several challenges to navigate. “The biggest barriers were my own about me being queer. I had never been schooled in workplace 101 on being queer,” says Stock. Challenges included coming out at work and getting comfortable with speaking about her […] More »