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The Best LGBTQ+ Companies to Work For

The Best LGBTQ+ Companies to Work For

September 14, 2023

These companies are the best at promoting LGBTQ+ diversity and inclusion


According to the Library of Congress: LGBTQ+ Pride Month is currently celebrated each year in the month of June to honor the 1969 Stonewall Uprising in Manhattan.

The Stonewall Uprising was a tipping point for the Gay Liberation Movement in the United States. In the United States the last Sunday in June was initially celebrated as "Gay Pride Day," but the actual day was flexible. In major cities across the nation the "day" soon grew to encompass a month-long series of events.

In 1994, a coalition of education-based organizations in the United States designated October as LGBT History Month. In 1995, a resolution passed by the General Assembly of the National Education Association included LGBT History Month within a list of commemorative months. National Coming Out Day (October 11), as well as the first "March on Washington" in 1979, are commemorated in the LGBTQ+ community during LGBT History Month.”

Best LGBTQ+ Companies to Work For

The last few years has seen a rise in “Best-of-the-Best” lists of corporations in America committed to diversity and inclusion across all communities and job insights platform Glassdoor has created its top 10 too.

“A great workplace is one with diverse voices, perspectives and ideas,” read the Glassdoor press release. “Many companies still have progress to make when it comes to improving the workplace experiences of their LGBTQ employees.” 

Glassdoor reviewed their data and employee reviews by full or part-time employees in the LGBTQ+ community, as well as employees who do not identify as such, in order to highlight the 10 best organizations for LGBTQ+ talent. Below are the Top 10:

Rank

Company

Score (out of 5)

#1

Google

4.48

#2

Microsoft

4.35

#3

HEB

4.28

#4

Lululemon

4.27

#5

Deloitte

4.17

#6

Bath & Bodyworks

4.14

#7

Progressive Insurance

4.07

#8

IBM

4.00

#9

Walt Disney Company

3.93

#10

Apple

3.91

 

Author note- LPL Financial has been recognized several years in a row by HRC as one of the best places to work for LGBTQ+ Equality, which is just one of the reasons I am so glad to be partnering with them.  You can find job openings here.´╗┐



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