TAKE ACTION for EQUALITY | HRC’s 2014 Buyers Guide

HRC Buyer’s Guide provides an “at a glance” picture of almost 20 industry segments including Banking & Finance, Home & Garden, Travel, Health & Beauty to Pet Care.

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ExxonMobil Shareholders Rejects LGBT Non-Discrimination Language

ExxonMobil Shareholders Rejects LGBT Non-Discrimination Language

ExxonMobil announced in 2013 it would offer benefits to all employees’ spouses, but this week the company’s shareholders rejected a new policy that would prohibit discrimination against LGBT workers.

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Buying for Equality | Five Pasta Brands that Support LGBT Equality

Buying for Equality | Five Pasta Brands that Support LGBT Equality

When asked Wednesday evening on an Italian radio show if he would consider using a same-sex couple in an advertisement, Barilla Chairman Guido Barilla responded that he believes LGBT-headed households do not reflect a “classic family where the woman plays a fundamental role.”
 
The head of the pasta company goes on to challenge the LGBT community, saying, “If gays don’t like it, they can go eat another brand.”

So, should you find yourself without the taste for a piping hot plate of Barilla pasta tonight, here are a few LGBT-friendly pasta companies to satisfy your carb craving.

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Buying for Equality | a Shopper's Guide to supporting companies that support LGBT Equality

BUYING for EQUALITY the Smart Devices App for iOS and Android

How you can use HRC's Corporate Equality Index (CEI) to shop smart and support the companies that support LGBT equality with their workplace policies.

Whether you are buying a cup of coffee or renovating your home, by supporting businesses that support workplace equality you send a powerful message that LGBT inclusion is good for the bottom line. We hope that you will use this guide as one component when determining if a business's social practices make it worthy of your dollars.

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