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2012-11-19 08:28:12

INDIANAPOLIS, Nov. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- For the seventh consecutive year, Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) has received a 100 percent rating on the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Corporate Equality Index (CEI) - one of three honors the company recently has earned for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) equality in the workplace practices. "We are honored to be recognized among the top companies in the nation for our commitment to diversity and inclusion," said Shaun...

2012-11-19 08:26:48

NEW YORK, Nov. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- RuPaul and Logo today announced the 14 lucky contestants who will vie for a $100,000 cash prize, the crown and the coveted title of "America's Next Drag Superstar." One of cable TV's most social series, each episode of "RuPaul's Drag Race" has fans chattering across a wide spectrum of digital platforms and enjoys multiple trending topics on Twitter with each premiere episode. The smash-hit reality competition show "RuPaul's Drag Race" returns to Logo...

2012-11-15 12:28:51

TOLEDO, Ohio, Nov. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Owens Corning (NYSE: OC) today announced that it received a perfect score of 100 percent on the 2013 Corporate Equality Index (CEI) published by the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation, a civil rights organization working to achieve lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) equality. Owens Corning has achieved a 100-percent CEI rating every year since 2004. The 2013 CEI rated 889 companies, including all Fortune® 500 companies, on a...

2012-11-14 12:27:19

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Nov. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Florida Blue announced today the company has earned a perfect score of 100 percent on the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) 2013 Corporate Equality Index (CEI) for its business practices and policies toward its lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) employees. This is the fourth consecutive year the company has received the prestigious 100 percent ranking. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120904/MM67207LOGO ) "We have a deep...

2012-11-07 00:21:19

WASHINGTON, Nov. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Today the Human Rights Campaign, the nation's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender civil rights organization, reacted to the overwhelming electoral victories for LGBT people, calling it a milestone year with a clear mandate for equality moving forward. For the past two years, HRC has been laying the groundwork for our largest mobilization effort ever to ensure 2012 is a turning point year for LGBT equality. HRC and our energetic supporters...

2012-10-31 11:23:42

SAN FRANCISCO, WASHINGTON and NEW YORK, Oct. 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Straight allies, in large numbers, flex their support for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) coworkers, according to the 2012 Out & Equal Workplace Survey. Representing over a fourth (26%) of all U.S. adults, self-identified allies to the LGBT community reported specific ways of expressing that support. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100517/NY06256LOGO) Nearly three-fourths (73%) of...

2012-10-23 15:20:51

World-class Programming on LGBT Diversity, Renowned Speakers and Entertainment! SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Executives, human resources and diversity professionals, employee resource groups and lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people and allies representing the vanguard of forward-thinking Fortune 500 companies will gather in Baltimore, Maryland, on October 29-November 1 to consider ways to advance workplace equality. The Out & Equal Workplace...

2012-10-18 19:21:08

CHICAGO, Oct. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- RSM News - Under the mantle of Charity the Knights of Columbus have had a free pass on the issue of anti-gay bigotry "We can no longer allow intolerance to go unchallenged," said Joe Murray the Executive Director of the Rainbow Sash Movement a national organization of LGBT Roman Catholics. "We are calling on those members of the Knights of Columbus who feel this is beyond the scope of what the Knights were founded for to speak out. The Knights have...

2012-10-18 07:22:55

FALLS CHURCH, Va., Oct. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With its edition on newsstands today, the Falls Church News-Press, for 21 years an award-winning Washington, D.C. area general interest weekly, began exclusively hosting a new column by two-time Olympic figure skater and three-time U.S. figure skating champion Johnny Weir. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121018/DC95372) Weir has returned to competition this fall, after a hiatus following his sixth place finish in the...

2012-10-12 15:21:01

NEW YORK, Oct. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- PFLAG NYC (Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays of New York City) is proud to announce Audra McDonald as the featured honoree at the 32nd Annual PFLAG NYC Awards Gala to be held on Monday, October 15, at Tribeca Three Sixty in New York City. Ms. McDonald will receive the PFLAG NYC "Stay Close" Leadership Award in recognition of her years advocating full equality for all lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people and for her...