Balans on Old Compton Street, London.
Favorite LGBT+ restaurant chain Balans to sell all its London units

They are selling the whole chain – lock, stock and kitchen sink.

A dad teaches his trans son how to shave in a Gillette advert from 2019.
Seeing LGBT+ people in media really does change hearts and minds

And 85% of Americans say companies who include LGBT+ people in advertising are showing they are committed to all their consumers.

Amsterdam Pride.
Being LGBT+ friendly makes a city thousands of dollars better off per citizen

New research indicates LGBT+ inclusive cities will likely bounce back quicker from coronavirus recession. Find out how your city ranks.

Tokyo's Rainbow Pride Parade 2019.
Japanese companies work around marriage ban with partnership document

Japan is the only G7 country not to have same-sex marriage or civil unions.

The 2015 Global Rallycross Championship in Detroit.
Michigan’s auto industry turbo-boosts campaign to ban LGBT+ discrimination

Ford, Fiat Chrysler and General Motors back LGBT+ amendment to Civil Rights Act.

Rowena Howie in her Revival Retro London store.
People are paying it forward to save this amazing, LGBT+ owned boutique

LGBT+ small business owner Rowena Howie’s shop has brought old Hollywood glamor to her customers. Now they are helping Revival Retro survive coronavirus.

The James character in the Starbucks ad.
Starbucks to sell mermaid cookies to raise £100,000 for UK trans charity

Starbucks wins £1million of free advertising from Channel 4 for trans ad.

Millennium Bridge, Newcastle, England.
Here are the top 100 inclusive employers for LGBT+ people

Stonewall UK has named Newcastle City Council as the UK’s most inclusive employer as it publishes its top 100 list.

Colored shoes organised as a rainbow.
Should I use LGBT, LGBT+, LGBTQ, LGBTI, LGBTQIA or something else?

What all the letters mean and how you can be inclusive. Which do people prefer and which do most people use?

LA to become largest US city to formally include LGBTI-owned businesses

National LGBT Chamber of Commerce finds that LGBTI businesses generate almost $2.5 million in average revenue

Items in the Haus Laboratories cosmetics collection
Lady Gaga’s Haus Laboratories cosmetics now available for pre-order

The collection will be released on 17 September

A scene from the movie, Hetersexual Jill - one of those available via LesFlicks
Lesbian movie streaming service launched in the UK

LesFlicks was officially launched today at the LFest festival in Wales, UK

Texas Governor Greg Abbott
Texas governor signs ‘Save Chick-fil-A’ bill into law

LGBTI rights advocates are concerned the law could justify LGBTI discrimination on religious grounds

Meena Chander, is the Founder of LGBTQ diversity and inclusion conference This Is Us | Picture: Supplied
Is your company doing all these things to support its LGBTI staff?

OPINION: Meena Chander says that companies need to show support for their LGBTI staff all year round – not just during Pride season

Numerous tech companies continue to donate to anti-LGBTI politicians
These tech companies continue to donate to anti-LGBTI politicians

These companies include Amazon, Google, Microsoft, T-Mobile, Dell, and AT&T

Attendees of India's first LGBTI job fair (Photo: Twitter)
Sell-out crowd for India’s first LGBTI job fair

Hundreds of LGBTI job-seekers and nearly 50 LGBTI-friendly companies attended

London gay magazine Boyz ends weekly publication to go monthly

The scene magazine rose to prominence in the 1990s but has been hit by the fall in LGBTI venues in the British capital

Kids reading a book together
Amazon to support LGBTI inclusivity in schools with Reading Roadshow

‘It’s great that Amazon is visiting schools across the country to show young people that being true to themselves is an enabler, not a barrier, to their future’

The Bomonti beer bottle in rainbow colors
Turkish brewery serves up Pride in a bottle in defiance of nationwide bans

Turkish authorities ban Pride parades across most of the country; cops threw tear gas at people who tried to stage a parade in Istanbul last week

AT&T campaign for Pride.
Which 9 brands using rainbows for Pride gave $1m+ to anti-LGBTI politicians?

Nine companies jumping on the Pride bandwagon also supported anti-LGBTI politicians with $1 million donations

LGBTI Do you know how much you should be saving for a decent pension?
Straight people make more money than their LGBTI peers

Queer workers in the UK earn around 16% less than their straight counterparts, a study shows

Nive flagship store
Big advertising agency dumps Nivea as a client after alleged anti-gay comment

It was reportedly over a pitch of two men touching hands

Emerald Life: the insurance company by and for LGBTI people

Emerald Life was the first insurer that did not ask people to disclose their HIV status

Companies keep celebrating Pride - but how does a rainbow logo benefit LGBTI people? | Photo: Queer Culture
Companies can’t just have a rainbow logo next year: they must do more

Does a rainbow logo actually help anyone? Or is it time we demanded more from companies wanting our money?

Minneapolis, Minnesota
Minneapolis gay bar Cheers accused of antisemitism, faces eviction before even opening

The bar’s owner has faced two separate controversies this month, delaying the bar’s opening

Michaels arts and crafts store
Michaels craft stores joins Open to All campaign, embracing LGBTI inclusion

‘We are a company that is truly rooted in diversity and inclusion’

Dating app Growlr is aimed at bears and their admirers
Growlr: What do new owners have in store for the app?

The CEO of the company that now owns the gay and bi men’s dating app talks bears and video streaming

Cracker Barrel cancels church event after pastor’s LGBTI execution remarks

The US restaurant chain would not host an event organized by a Tennessee pastor who called for the executions of LGBTI people

Pantene celebrates LGBTI beauty and diversity in latest ad campaign

The company’s Don’t Hate Me Because I’m BeautifuLGBTQ+ campaign features a variety of people from the LGBTI communities