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Diversity Dialogue with Wade Davis, Senior Consultant, YSC

Wade Davis is a thought leader, writer, public speaker, and educator on gender, race, and orientation equality. Davis is currently a senior consultant at YSC, a global think tank and leadership consulting firm. Davis played for the Tennessee Titans, the Washington Redskins, and the Seattle Seahawks, as well as for two different teams within the NFL Europe league. Starting in 2014, Davis became the NFL’s first Diversity and Inclusion consultant, focused on ensuring that all LGBT individuals throughout the league have a safe and affirming space. Read more

NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 27:  (L-R) Retired professional football player Wade Davis, feminist/political activist Gloria Steinem and actor Matt McGorry attend the 2016 Gloria Awards: A Salute To Women of Vision Gala held at The Pierre Hotel on April 27, 2016 in New York City.  (Photo by Brent N. Clarke/Getty Images)

Matt McGorry on Why Male Feminism Is So Important

And what those who object to the idea get wrong

Matt McGorry has a message for all the other nice guys out there: “Being nice is not enough to stop sexism or racism or any kind of -ism.”

You might know McGorry from his roles in Orange Is the New Black and How to Get Away With Murder, or from his viral Instagram post in support of the #FreetheNipple campaign, or from his Twitter spat with Piers Morgan in defense of Beyonce. If dude feminists formed a lacrosse team, he’d be the captain. Read more