By Oona Goodin-Smith and Christian Hetrick
A Comcast Corp. executive who served as the media giant’s “key contact” to LGBTQ groups claims he was discriminated against for being gay, alleging he was called derogatory names, passed over for promotions, denied equal pay, and encouraged to leave the Philadelphia headquarters — all while being asked to publicly represent Comcast’s diversity efforts.
In a federal lawsuit filed this month, Klayton Fennell, a senior vice president of government affairs and principal […]
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What #Pride means to me: “It's a celebratory, visible, community building affirmation that we as diverse #LGBTQx people and a community matter, have dignity and value – and should have equal rights and be free from violence, bullying and bigotry.” What being #OutAtWork means to me: "It means that I and other LGBTQx individuals are able to speak, act, lead and contribute in an authentic way, which creates enormous value to me, my teams, my company and the customers we serve." – Klayton Fennell, Senior Vice President of Government Affairs | 16 years @ Comcast …. …. #ComcastFacesOfPride #XfinityLGBTQ #Pride2017 #LGBTQ #LGBT 🌈
#KlaytonFennell said he was told at various points he was too “#flamboyant” and “#highpitched” to advance in #position or #pay.
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