Companies That Support Gay Rights

LGBTQ haters had their day at Chick-Fil-A to show their hate for us LGBTQ folk. They let us know they do not think that we should have the same rights they have.
We should do something like that and go to the businesses that supports us. Lets see what business supports us? Microsoft donated $100,000 to Washington Families Standing Together and Apple donated $100,000 to the No on Prop 8 campaign.The founders of Google donated $140,000 to the No campaign. I guess there are some business who like us. Actually, this year there are 189 business that earned the top rating of 100 percent at the Human Rights Campaign’s. So, I guess there are a lot of business that we can go support.
Pick One LGBTQ Friendly Business and Go Support Them Today!
Are you devastated to see all the recent support against gay rights. Well it’s time to feel better. Thyere are far more companies that support gay rights then ones who do not. We put together a list of some of the top business and corporations that support gay marriage and or gay rights. There are a lot more then just the ones listed.
Jim Henson Company Cut ties with Chick-Fil-A because of there view on gay rights.Posted this facebook statement.
Starbucks -supported Referendum 71
Levi’s -the first Fortune 500 company to offer unmarried domestic partners health benefits.
American Apparel- produced a Legalize Gay T-shirt in 2008
Nike -support of Referendum 71
Microsoft -Donated $100,000 to Washington Families Standing Together=> in support of Referendum 71.
American Airlines - They set up a gay and lesbian travel site. Just look!
IBM -offering health benefits and also having an anti discrimination clause, and has won lots of lgbt awards.
Boeing -support of Referendum 71
Apple -$100,000 to the No on Prop 8 campaign and benefits to their lgbt employees
Google -Google to publicly oppose Proposition 8 and Sergey Brin and Larry Page, founders of Google, donated $140,000 to the No campaign.
Gap”In Los Angeles, CA, GAP has a billboard located downtown that reads: GAP- BE BRIGHT- BE ONE with two homosexual men pressed together under a shared t-shirt. They are hugging each other and facing the camera cheek-to-cheek. BE ONE is in large letters which emphasizes the same-sex relationship.” One Million Moms called to boycott Gap and its affiliated stores Old Navy, Banana Republic, Piperlime and Athleta.
Old Navy -Old Navy is celebrated 2011 gay pride by donating 10% of proceeds from the new shirts to the It Gets Better Project, which seeks to combat teen suicide.
Amazon -Jeff Bezos, the founder of Amazon.com, and his wife, MacKenzie, have donated $2.5 million to help pass a same-sex marriage referendum in Washington State
General Mills- took a public stance on gay marriage, speaking out against a proposed constitutional amendment that would ban same-sex couples from tying the knot in Minnesota.
JcPenny’s -JC Penney’ advertising in the past year has made it perfectly clear that they stand firmly with the LGBT community.
Macy’s -ads have supported marriage equality including ads in California protesting Proposition 8.and health insurance to lgbt couples.
Home Depot -sponsored the Southern Maine Pride. Because of this the American Family Association, delivered a petition with 500,000 signatures asking to stop supporting the LGBT community. Despite the backlash Home Depot continues its policies of equality.
Walt Disney Company -Walt Disney Worldlets same-sex couples use their Fairy Tale Wedding Program.They also host gay days in their parks.
Looking for more gay friendly business to support?
The Human Rights Campaign’s 2012 Corporate Equality Index chronicles a decade of progress in workplace equality. 2012 marks the first year of new more stringent criteria regarding transgender health benefits.  In all, 189 participants earned the top rating of 100 percent, evidence the CEI has helped transform the American workplace for the better over the past ten years.Read More..
Do you work for a business or know of one that support gay rights that you think we should add to the list? Tell us about them and why they should be added.
(Jeffrey L, GayWebSource.com Publishers Blog)
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