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Mary Emily O'Hara

Diversity and Inclusion Reporter
Mary Emily O'Hara is a diversity and inclusion reporter. O'Hara specializes in covering LGBTQ+ issues and other underrepresented communities. They previously worked at Into, them., MSNBC and NBC News, the Daily Dot and Vice. In 2016, O'Hara won an NLGJA (National Association of LGBTQ Journalists) award for their coverage of transgender healthcare apps and is known for breaking the story of the nation's first legally nonbinary person obtaining legal status that same year. Their continued coverage ultimately helped lead at least 11 U.S. states to add gender-neutral options to driver's licenses and ID cards.

Presidential Debates Often Fail Deaf Voters. SignVote Hopes to Change That

How would you vote if you couldn't even understand what the candidates were saying?

RBC Is Fighting Workplace Bias by Encouraging Colleagues to Stand Up for Each Other

The bank aims 'to remove the fear of failure or repercussion of speaking out.'

This Black-Owned Bank Put Harriet Tubman on a Debit Card and Social Media Lost It

“We put out many images that are unapologetically black,” said Williams, “because we believe that it’s important for us to celebrate our culture."

3% Conference Heads to Atlanta in Effort to Solidify Commitment to Intersectionality

The 3% Conference is heading south for the first time in an effort to further commit to intersectionality.

For the Second Year, This Agency Owner Highlights Black Talent in Advertising

Derek Walker's profiles during Black History Month inspire while shining a light on advertising's shortcomings around diversity.

Female Directors Were Frozen Out of This Year’s Oscars, so They’re Stealing the Broadcast’s Ads

“You stole our Oscars. So we stole your ads.” Stunt comes from agency Mojo Supermarket.

Women-Focused Coworking Brand The Wing Makes First Executive Marketing Hire

Reddit vet Celestine Maddy has been brought on as svp of marketing.

Billy Porter and Logo Offer Up an LGBTQ Alternative to the State of the Union Address

Logo editorial director Matthew Breen gives a glimpse into the second annual event.

The Long Road to a Trans Flag Emoji, and Why It Matters

The pink, blue and white-striped flag will be added to the Unicode Standard this fall after years of lobbying.