REPOST from SEPTEMBER 2013. Dustin arrived at the Home Depot in Salt Lake City thinking he was there to help his roommate pick out some lighting for a party. When he was taken to the lumber aisle, what he found waiting for him was a mob of friends and family as his marriage proposal unfolded to the song, "Somebody Loves You" by Betty Who.Read More
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Department Appeals Board today issued a ruling determining that Medicare’s policy of categorically excluding coverage of transition related care is unreasonable and contrary to contemporary science and medical standards of careRead More
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.Read More
We’ve often heard heart-breaking stories of students who are targets of bullying turning to adults for help only to watch the school look the other way.
These stories underscore the importance of consistent and effective school discipline policies that ensure that all students feel safe in the classroom.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
Project One America | Real stories – Being LGBT in the South
These real stories are why we are making an unprecedented effort to bring equality to the South. Watch and join us in building a more perfect union.Read More
Top 10 Reasons Why the Workplace Environment for LGBT People Matters to Employers
The social and legal landscape maybe changing for LGBT people, but still over half (53 percent) of LGBT workers nationwide hide who they are at work. Here are some realities LGBT people face daily in the workplace:Read More