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Brunei: Many businesses cut ties over anti-gay death penalty

Brunei: Many businesses cut ties over anti-gay death penalty

Travel agents, London’s transport network, and finance houses were among a rising number of companies on Friday to cut ties with businesses owned by Brunei, to protest over the Sultanate’s introduction of the death penalty for gay sex and adultery. The small Muslim-majority former British protectorate on April 3 rolled out further Islamic Sharia laws, […]

Google barred from LGBT+ equality index over ‘life-threatening’ app

Google barred from LGBT+ equality index over ‘life-threatening’ app

One of the United States’ top LGBT+ charities ejected Google from a gay and transgender rights ranking on Thursday for hosting an app that advises people on how to “recover” from same-sex attraction. Human Rights Campaign (HRC) suspended the tech company from its Corporate Equality Index, which ranks US companies on the benefits they offer […]

US: HRC Announces Huge Support For Reintroduction of Equality Act

US: HRC Announces Huge Support For Reintroduction of Equality Act

The Human Rights Campaign (HRC) have announced that an unprecedented 161 leading businesses have joined HRC’s Business Coalition for the Equality Act. With a combined operation in all 50 states, headquarters in 26 states, more than $3.7 trillion in revenue, and more than 8.5 million employees across the United States, these companies know how important […]

ILGA Europe Vacancy: Communications Director

ILGA Europe Vacancy: Communications Director

Communications Director Open-ended contract Application deadline: 4 February 2019, 12.00 noon CET ILGA-Europe needs a dynamic person with strategic vision to lead their communications work, at a time when Europe is at a cross-roads.

Brazil: Holiday hiring reaches out to trans community

Brazil: Holiday hiring reaches out to trans community

Brazilian LGBT+ rights activists on Tuesday hailed Dutch retailer, C&A, for directing a new hiring campaign at under-represented minorities, including transgender people. The company announced that it would be hiring for 5,000 temporary roles, at more than 270 stores across the country, and encouraged both transgender people and refugees to apply.

Aid experts fear ‘Cambridge Analytica moment’ over big data

Aid experts fear ‘Cambridge Analytica moment’ over big data

‘Is the data aid agencies collect from the people they help secure enough? Not necessarily, experts say – and that’s creating risks’ Are you HIV-positive? Gay? Frustrated with government assistance after a disaster? Aid workers are increasingly asking such questions of the people they help, hoping to better pinpoint their needs by gathering and analyzing […]

Nominations Now Open! For Inspirational LGBT+ Executives, Future Leaders and Allies

Nominations Now Open! For Inspirational LGBT+ Executives, Future Leaders and Allies

OUTstanding nominations are now open for the 2018 LGBT+ Executives, LGBT+ Public Sector Executives, Ally Executives and LGBT+ Future Leaders Nominate yourself, or someone who has inspired you, via the OUTstanding website Nominations for the inspirational role model lists close on September 7th 2018 OUTstanding, the membership initiative for LGBT+ inclusion in business, today launches […]