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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: Corporate Equality Index 2O17-Top Firms Include Ebay, Ernst & Young, Apple and Yahoo

US: Corporate Equality Index 2O17-Top Firms Include Ebay, Ernst & Young, Apple and Yahoo

America’s major companies and law firms are advancing in record numbers vital policies and practices to protect lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) workers around the world, according to the 2017 Corporate Equality Index released yesterday by the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation, the educational arm of the largest US LGBTQ civil rights organization. […]

Film Review & Trailer: Steve Jobs

Film Review & Trailer: Steve Jobs

Frances Winston found this film to be a bit tedious at times, despite great direction, screenplay and actors Directed by: Danny Boyle – Starring Michael Fassbender, Kate Winslet, Seth Rogen, Jeff Daniels With a screenplay from the acclaimed award-winning Aaron Sorkin, direction from Oscar-winning Danny Boyle, and boasting some of the finest acting talent around, […]

Yelp CEO Writes An Open Letter to States Considering Imposing Discrimination Laws

Yelp CEO Writes An Open Letter to States Considering Imposing Discrimination Laws

On Thursday last, 26th March, Yelp CEO, Jeremy Stoppleman, wrote an “Open Letter to States Considering Imposing Discrimination Laws”, after Indiana Governor, Mike Pence, signed an anti-gay law into effect. You can read the full text of Stoppleman’s letter below: “A little over one year ago I wrote an open letter to then-Arizona Governor Jan […]

Human Rights Campaign: Corporate Equality Index 2015

Human Rights Campaign: Corporate Equality Index 2015

The Human Rights Campaign have released their Corporate Equality Index (CEI) for 2015, showing companies’ scores on their policies promoting diversity and equality in the workplace, based on a range of criteria. According to HRC: “Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s 2015 Corporate Equality Index is the national benchmarking tool on corporate policies and practices pertinent to […]

Apple CEO Tim Cook Comes Out As Gay And Proud

Apple CEO Tim Cook Comes Out As Gay And Proud

In a statement which finally confirmed to the world what many in his private life already knew, Tim Cook, CEO of Apple has come out as gay. In the written statement yesterday (30th) he said: “….I’ve come to realize that my desire for personal privacy has been holding me back from doing something more important. […]

Tim Cook’s Apple Releases Pride Video To Coldplay’s “A Sky Full Of Stars”

Apple CEO Tim Cook is a vocal supporter of LGBT rights, and has now released a video of San Francisco’s Pride Parade to Coldplay’s song “A Sky Full Of Stars“. Thousands of Apple employees marched in the parade on 29th June, and came from all over the world to do so. The video shows the […]