The LGBTQ+ rights movement has faced a lot of ups and downs throughout its history. While there have been huge strides towards progress, the battle is not over. Employment and workplace discrimination against members of the LGBTQ+ community is still prevalent in many states.
As of now, there is no nationwide legislation that protects those who identify as LGBTQ+ from employment discrimination. You can be fired for being gay, lesbian or bisexual in 28 states, and you can be terminated in 30 states for being transgender.
Fortunately, progress is being made as more and more companies welcome LGBTQ+ community members to their organization by instilling inclusive policies that protect against discrimination based upon sexual or gender orientation.
The following list of top-rated LGBTQ+-friendly companies is categorized by industry and includes retail brands, logistics companies, hospitality organizations, and more.
These companies have been selected because they are
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