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Disney, Google, Microsoft back trans rights amid fierce British debate

Disney, Google, Microsoft back trans rights amid fierce British debate

Dozens of organisations including Disney, Google, and Microsoft, weighed into a fierce debate over transgender rights in Britain on Monday, writing to Prime Minister Boris Johnson to ask him to support making it easier for people to legally change gender. Trans rights have become a contentious issue since the government launched a consultation into reforming […]

IKEA and Microsoft urge Germany to relax gay blood ban

IKEA and Microsoft urge Germany to relax gay blood ban

A group of 13 companies, including IKEA and Microsoft, have called on the German government to relax a ban requiring gay and bisexual men to abstain from sex for a year before donating blood, as the coronavirus crisis puts pressure on supplies. The companies, which also included software group, SAP, and train operator, Deutsche Bahn, […]

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 […]

Ten Years of BeLonGing

 A short video has been released this morning (Monday, June 24) to celebrate ten years of BeLonG To, Ireland’s national organisation for LGBT youth. The video features reflections by some of the group’s friends and allies over the last ten years, including Senator David Norris, Cork hurler Donal Óg Cusack and Frances Fitzgerald TD, Minister for Children […]