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The 2015 HRC Corporate Equality Index report has been released.  This is an extremely important report that highlights where companies rank on their treatment of LGBT employees.  I personally think all companies should have a perfect score of 100 as discrimination is a black and white topic where there are no shades of gray here.

We should all be informed on which companies are doing the right thing and as part of such, be mindful on where we conduct business.  That’s a really PC way of saying we shouldn’t support businesses that discriminate.  Companies like Starbucks, Apple, and Google get a perfect score of 100.  The amazing is that the list of perfect scores has been growing at a great rate!

Take a look and download here.

Gotta love Starbucks and Oprah!

You know…I just LOVE Starbucks! Did you see their fabulous Mother’s Day post on their blog? Oprah proclaims “2 moms are better than 1”.  Yes they are!!! Ahhh!!! Mariah hand up in the air and waving.

Of course, some idiots have major issues with this.  As in the past, Starbucks has been criticized for their support of equality.   Bigots are stating that Starbucks “continues to support sexual sin”.   This just shows you how backwards these bigots are.  They can’t even get out of their own way.  Starbucks is NOT promoting sexual anything.  They are promoting EQUALITY and not backing off.

I applaud Starbucks and Oprah.  Good for you for being on the right side of history.


Support equality this holiday season


HRC just released their 2014 Corporate Equality Index.  This is a great resource to understand which companies support equality and the LGBT community.  This report rates companies based on their policies.  Be sure to support the top scoring companies this holiday season and all year long.
A few highlights this year.
-This year marks the first time in history that over 60 percent of the Fortune 500 include both sexual  orientation and  gender identity protections
-This year, a record 3O4 businesses achieved a top rating of 1OO percent
-91 percent of the Fortune 500 include “sexual orientation” in their nondiscrimination policies and 61 percent include “gender identity.” The majority of the total Fortune 500 — 67 percent — offer equivalent medical benefits between spouses and partners and 28 percent offer transgender-inclusive health care benefits, including surgical procedures.
-Top scoring retailers & internet services include eBay, Groupon, Google and Yahoo.  All have a score of 100.  Amazon and AOL have a score of 90.
-Exxon Mobil Corp. is the #1 Fortune 1000 company and has a score of -25 (NEGATIVE).  GET YOUR GAS ELSEWHERE.
-The top Fortune 1000 companies include Chevron Corp., General Motors Co., General Electric Co., Ford Motor Co., Hewlett-Packard Co., AT&T Inc., Bank of America Corp., McKesson Corp., Verizon Communications Inc., JPMorgan Chase & Co., Apple Inc., International Business Machines Corp. (IBM) and Citigroup Inc.

You can download the full report here: HRC 2014 Corporate Equality Index.  Also, be sure to check out the ‘what you can do to help’ page here.