Employers consider dropping benefits to same-sex domestic partners The U.S. Supreme Court decision on June 26, 2015 means all states must now license same-sex marriages or recognize those performed in other states. The International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans administered a survey to find out how the Obergefell v.... Read more
Social media streams were filled with rainbows Friday–many representing consumer brands– as corporations large and small posted in celebration of the Supreme Court’s landmark decision on same-sex marriage. The public displays of support show how far the nation has come in supporting gay marriage in a short time. According... Read more
In this stirring video by Out Leadership, last week’s landmark decision for full marriage equality in all 50 states provides a backdrop for discussion by corporate and government leaders on “what’s next” after the ruling. Their answer is unanimous: only when discrimination is wholly eliminated from the workplace will... Read more
View image | gettyimages.com Yesterday, five years after the launch of the organization, GetEQUAL announced a LGBTQ Bill of Rights as part of a new “No Asterisks” campaign for full LGBTQ equality. The LGBTQ Bill of Rights is based on a year’s worth of listening sessions and surveys of... Read more
Marshall, Gerstein & Borun LLP is pleased to announce that partner Jeremy Protas has been selected to serve as President of the Board of Directors of the National LGBT Bar Association this year. Protas will assume the role of President of the Board on February 12, 2015. “It’s an exciting time... Read more
The Auto Industry has long attempted to understand the purchasing power of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgendered (LGBT) community, but the data needed to quantify market trends had never been available. In October 2012, IHS Automotive launched its groundbreaking solution, LGBT Answers, which gives manufacturers and retailers the... Read more
In 2013, Electronic Arts (EA), a global leader in digital interactive entertainment, executed a number of programs to demonstrate a commitment to equality and inclusion of its LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender) colleagues, and their friends and families. In February 2013, EA hosted “Full Spectrum,” an event in... Read more
New York City’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade was a little lighter this year because Guinness America, a long-time parade supporter, withdrew its sponsorship, citing the parade’s decision to bar LGBT groups from participating.
NBCUniversal’s LGBT employee resource group, OUT@NBCUniversal, has partnered with “The Center,” New York’s lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender community center, to introduce a signature program called The Legacy Project, which will provide mentorship opportunities in production, broadcasting, and film making for college-aged LGBT students and their allies in the NYC metro-market.
Company: Sodexo Innovation: The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender (LGBT) Conversation Guide Date Introduced: 2012 Award Recognition: Top Ten (#10) Sodexo’s Resource Group People Respecting Individuality, Diversity and Equality (PRIDE) and the Global Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Task Force created a resource to help managers be inclusive leaders... Read more