At Getting Hired, we promote diversity and inclusion across the board and are proud to be supporters of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer (LGBTQ) community.
To support these individuals with learning about inclusive organizations celebrating Pride Month, we've put together some of the top employers that are celebrating this community throughout June.
15 organizations celebrating LGBTQ pride at their organization
Microsoft has been advocating for LGBTQ rights since 1993, when they became the first Fortune 500 Company to provide same-sex domestic partnership benefits. More impressively, they were one of the first companies to include sexual orientation in their non-discrimination policy.
Comcast kicked off their support this year with a #SayPride campaign highlighting what Pride means to their employees. They also announced Xfinity customers can access a dedicated LGBTQ Film & TV destination on X1 by saying “Pride” into the X1 voice remotes!
Pride Month continues throughout June! Take a team picture wearing the iconic rainbow colors and promote on your company social media channels with the hashtag #PrideMonth & #PrideMonth2018. Tag @gettinghired on Twitter for retweet!
LGBTQ History Month takes place in October! Reading this blog after June? No problem! LGBTQ History Month takes place in October. This recognition month was founded in 1994 observing the history of the gay rights and civil rights movements. Start planning your campaigns now, contact our team if you need some tips!
National Coming Out Day is on October 11 th! It's an annual LGBTQ awareness day that places an emphasis on one of the most basic forms of activism, highlighting the act of 'coming out' to friends, family and colleagues, and living life as an openly gay individual. Simply recognizing this day on social media, goes a long way.