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The Broadsheet: June 27th

Good morning, Broadsheet readers! There appear to be some holes in Hillary Clinton’s datebook, the Pulse nightclub owner speaks out at NYC Pride, and the entire world has Brexit on the brain. Have a wonderful Monday.


• Brexit breakdown. Britain’s vote to exit the European Union has put significant pressure on German Chancellor Angela Merkel to facilitate a peaceful split. She will meet with European leaders today to begin ironing out the details, saying that while there’s no need to be “nasty” about things, “it shouldn’t take forever” for Britain to formally begin the process of leaving.

In the U.K., it’s still unclear who will replace Prime Minister David Cameron, who resigned on Friday. While former London Boris Johnson is the favorite, Home Secretary Theresa May—who Fortune profiled last week—also is a contender. Meanwhile, heads are also rolling in the opposition Labour party, where a number of shadow cabinet ministers—including Heidi Alexander (health issues), Gloria De Piero (youth affairs), and Lilian Greenwood (transport)—stepped down over the weekend.


• Penciling it out. An AP analysis of the official calendar Hillary Clinton kept as Secretary of State found about 75 meetings with political donors, Clinton Foundation contributors and other outside interests that either were not recorded or omitted the names of attendees. These missing entries are not likely to endear Clinton to those who already have misgivings about her use of personal email during her State Department tenure. Time

• Leave’s losers. Slate‘s Christina Cauterucci argues that British women will be disproportionately hurt by Brexit. Her rationale: The EU provides women with a number of rights and protections that will be in peril when Britain leaves the bloc. Slate

• Powerful pairing. As Sen. Elizabeth Warren prepares to join Hillary on the campaign trail—and rumors of a Clinton/Warren ticket continue to swirl—Fortune’s Liz Olson takes a look at previous “female power duos” in the worlds of politics and business. Fortune

• Keep it together. Clinton didn’t miss the chance to point out that the Brexit vote “underscores the need for us to pull together to solve our challenges as a country, not tear each other down”—a not so subtle dig at her likely opponent in November, Donald Trump. Her message of unity seems to be what voters want to hear: a new Washington Post-ABC News poll showed 51% of registered voters back Clinton, versus just 39% for Trump (last month’s survey had voters evenly split). Fortune

• Pride of Orlando. Barbara Poma, owner of the Orlando nightclub where a gunman shot and killed 49 people, spoke at a Manhattan gay pride rally over the weekend, telling the crowd that her club was built as a haven for LGBT members who had nowhere else to go. “I’m here today because I want you to know that Orlando and the world’s gay community are strong and united,” said Poma. “We will not allow evil to prevail.” WSJ

MOVERS AND SHAKERS: Schneider Electric has promoted Annette Clayton to president and CEO of North America Operations. Startup Institute CEO Diane Hessan is stepping down.


Each week, Fortune asks our Insider Network — an online community of prominent people in business and beyond — for career and leadership advice. Here’s some of the best of what we heard last week.

Circle of trust. Sharn Kandola, co-founder of feeDuck, has five tips for entrepreneurs looking to build a trusting relationship with an angel investor.  Fortune

• Team breaking. While everyone hopes to have the support of their team, the reality is that it’s not always the case, writes Mary Godwin, VP of operations at Qumulo. Here’s how to know when it’s time to toss out those who are holding the rest of the group back.  Fortune

Round and round. Starting a business isn’t for everyone. Before you jump in, says Liz Dickinson, founder and CEO of Mio Global, you must “ask yourself how hard you are willing to fight for your success, and just how many times you’re prepared to go another round.”  Fortune


• 911 is a joke. The New York Times investigates problems that can crop up when private equity invests in “civic and financial services that are central to American life.” The story cites the example of TransCare EMS, an ambulance company once controlled by Lynn Tilton’s Patriarch Partners. Before filing for bankruptcy in February, TransCare struggled with decrepit ambulances, shortages of vital medical supplies and malpractice suits that threw the company’s training procedures into question. New York Times

• Groceries to Goop. Goop CEO Lisa Gersh talks about growing up poor in the Bronx, learning to say yes, and working stints as a waitress, grocery clerk, and softball umpire.  New York Times

• Ad it up. Sarah Hofstetter, CEO of 360i, talks in this WSJ podcast about how she built a digital agency that’s 60% women and a third non-white. WSJ

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Talking to Patti Smith about being in love and crying at everything  Vice

Military plans to lift ban on transgender service members  WSJ

Not even Meryl Streep is safe from the wage gap  Motto

Thanks to Brexit, I’m afraid to be a young black woman in Britain  Fusion


I’ve said many times, ‘We all get dressed for Bill.'

Vogue editor Anna Wintour, on photographer Bill Cunningham, who died on Saturday. He was 87.