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Aramark Employees Discuss What It Means to Have a Career at One of the "Best Places to Work for LGBTQ+ Equality"

Company Earns 100 Percent Score on Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s Corporate Equality Index For The Sixth Year In A Row
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For the sixth consecutive year, Aramark earned a 100 percent rating and the designation of being a “Best Place to Work for LGBTQ Equality,” from the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s 2020 Corporate Equality Index (CEI).

This recognition validates our efforts to maintain an open and inclusive workplace environment for our LGBTQ+ employees and allies -- an environment where everyone can succeed.

MetLife Denied Her Disability Claim For Trans Surgery. Then It Voluntarily Reversed Course

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Addis talked to the human resources representative at the grocery store where she worked at the time as cashier. She decided to apply for the disability coverage anyway, hoping a note from her doctor that explained why the surgery was medically necessary would sway the company. But two weeks after surgery, a denial letter arrived from MetLife, one of the nation's largest disability insurers.

Addis called GLAD, also known as GLBTQ Legal Advocates and Defenders, and attorney Ben Klein wrote to MetLife, expecting that his letter would be the first step on the road to a lawsuit.

Helping Transgender People Lead Authentic Lives

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From education to employment, healthcare to housing, transgender Americans fight daily for rights many take for granted. “Authentic Lives,” a new documentary from WQED, Pittsburgh’s PBS affiliate, highlights PNC as a company working toward equity and inclusion for the LGBTQ population.

Terry Boring, senior business architect and vice president of the PNC Proud employee business resource group’s Pittsburgh chapter, spoke to reporter Minette Seate about PNC’s culture of inclusion.

Trump's Dishonorable Transgender Ban

It's an ill-considered decision that offends on moral and practical grounds
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It's hard to know where to begin with President Donald Trump's tweeted ban on transgender people serving in the U.S. military, which manages to offend on both moral and practical grounds, in both style and substance.

Celebrating LGBT Pride Month and Being Your Authentic Self

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June is LGBT Pride Month, a celebration of the lesbian, gay, bi-sexual and transgender community. Sanofi US is proud of its commitment to diversity and inclusion and dedicated to fostering an environment where LGBT employees are not only valued, but can be their true selves in the workplace. Here, several of our employees share their perspectives.

Ed Suez, Manager RMCI, North America Quality
It happened at a Sanofi US meeting 18 years ago. I hadn’t planned it.

GLAAD Recognizes Fox Series for Outstanding Portrayals of LGBT Characters

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The LGBT advocacy organization GLAAD has announced the nominees for the 27th Annual GLAAD Media Awards, honoring media projects for their fair, accurate, and inclusive representation of the LGBT community and the issues that affect their lives. Empire, Brooklyn Nine-Nine, and Modern Family, all from 21st Century Fox businesses, were among the nominees. The GLAAD Media Awards will be held on April 2, 2016 in Los Angeles and May 14, 2016 in New York.

GLSEN Honors Matthew Morrison and 'Glee' for LGBT Support

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On June 1, Glee star Matthew Morrison was honored by the Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network (GLSEN) at a ceremony in New York City for his work as Wil Schuester on the FOX musical series Glee.

Astellas Partners with The Trevor Project to Help Save Young Lives

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Northbrook, IL, March 25, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Astellas has become a national corporate partner of The Trevor Project to help advance the shared mission of ending suicide among gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) young adults. According to the Centers for Disease Control, LGBTQ youth are three to four times more likely to attempt suicide as their straight peers.[1]

'Glee' and 'Modern Family' Honored for Shaping National LGBT Conversation

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At its annual Los Angeles Awards Dinner on Saturday, February 28, the Family Equality Council honored Fox's Glee and Modern Family for their role in advancing the national conversation about LGBTQ families. New Girl's Max Greenfield presented the awards toGlee creator Ryan Murphy and Modern Family creator Steve Levitan.

FOX Assembles 200-Member Transgender Choir for 'Glee' Episode

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In a recent episode that aired Friday, February 13, FOX's Glee featured a performance by a 200-person choir comprised entirely of people from the transgender community. FOX worked closely with the LGBT advocacy group GLAAD to assemble the choir.

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