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AT&T wireless Agreement Extends Gender Identity Protections to Tens of Thousands of Workers

Over 21,000 AT&T wireless workers have reached a precedent-setting tentative agreement that, in addition to curbing outsourcing and raising pay, wins the widest-reaching protections for transgender employees of any telecom industry contract. The tentative agreement, secured by the Communications Workers of America (CWA), provides the first-ever enforceable protections against discrimination based on gender identity in(…)

HRC releases 2018 Buyer’s Guide Just in Time for Holiday Shopping Season

  As the holiday shopping season kicks off, equality-minded shoppers can stand with companies who stand with the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) community by using the new Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation’s popular consumer guide to hundreds of American companies to choose brands and retail outlets committed to LGBTQ-inclusive workplace policies and(…)

2 in 5 LGBT Workers Feel Bullied at Work, According to Recent Survey

New research indicates that LGBT workers are facing bullying in an area that should be a safe place – their workplace. Two in five LGBT workers (40 percent) report feeling bullied at work, 11 percentage points higher than the national average of all workers combined. Fifty-six percent of bullied LGBT workers report being bullied repeatedly.(…)

‘Billion Dollar Roundtable’ Now Includes LGBT, Nisability and Veteran-owned Businesses

The National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC), the business voice of the LGBT community, and the USBLN (US Business Leadership Network), the disability inclusion business resource, have announced that The Billion Dollar Roundtable has voted to expand their criteria of diverse businesses counted toward a corporation’s billion dollar supply chain spend on diverse-owned(…)

Logo Study Names Most Out and Proud Brands

Logo, the leading entertainment brand for the LGBTQ community, today released the second annual ‘Trailblazing Companies’ list, a ranking of companies and brands that have demonstrated a public commitment to LGBTQ people and issues through advertising, communications, and other public initiatives. The campaigns and marketing endeavors on the list showcase a range of personalities, stories and experiences within the(…)

Look Good, Do Good and Make a Statement with Bows 4 Pride

Look good, do good, and make a statement! #Bows4Pride is a fundraising campaign that was created in collaboration with the SF LGBT Center, SAGE, Free2Luv, and Bows-N-Ties. 100 percent of the sales from these bow ties will support LGBTQ rights. With your help we aim to sell 10,000 of these pride themed bow ties, raising a total(…)

Spending Skyrockets for Gay Weddings

Spending on same-sex weddings has skyrocketed since it became legal in the United States with the Supreme Court ruling in June, 2015. It’s up 85 percent among LGBT men and 56 percent among LGBT women according to the Knot LGBT Weddings Study which surveyed 979 LGBT respondents in the U.S. who were married or engaged(…)

America’s 2017 ‘Best-of-the-Best’ Corporations for Inclusion Named by NGLCC

   The National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC), the business voice of the LGBT community, in collaboration with its partners in the National Business Inclusion Consortium (NBIC), has named the second annual Best-of-the-Best list of corporations in America committed to diversity and inclusion across all communities. “The Best-of-the-Best designation is the top corporate(…)