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Dec 05, 2016, 08:00 ET Edward Jones Earns Top Marks in 2017 Corporate Equality Index

Financial-services firm Edward Jones received a perfect score of 100 percent on the 2017 Corporate Equality Index (CEI), a national benchmarking...


Dec 05, 2016, 08:00 ET Expedia, Inc. Receives Perfect Score on Human Rights Campaign's 2017 Corporate Equality Index

Expedia, Inc., and its family of brands including Expedia.com®, Orbitz.com®, and Travelocity.com®, received a perfect score of 100...


Dec 05, 2016, 08:00 ET Henry Schein Earns Top Marks In 2017 Corporate Equality Index

Henry Schein, Inc. (Nasdaq: HSIC) announced today that it has received a perfect score of 100 percent on the 2017 Corporate Equality Index (CEI), a...


Dec 05, 2016, 08:00 ET Ogilvy & Mather Earns Perfect Score in the 2017 Corporate Equality Index

Ogilvy & Mather North America announced today that for the third consecutive year it has received a perfect score of 100 percent on the 2017...


Dec 05, 2016, 07:35 ET Caesars Entertainment Earns Perfect Score in Corporate Equality Index for Tenth Consecutive Year

Caesars Entertainment (NASDAQ: CZR), the world's most diversified casino-entertainment provider, announced today that it received a perfect score...


Dec 05, 2016, 07:30 ET Record Number of Top U.S. Companies Embracing Inclusive Policies for LGBTQ Workers

The nation's major companies and law firms are advancing in record numbers vital policies and practices to protect lesbian, gay, bisexual,...


Dec 05, 2016, 07:30 ET TE Connectivity named one of Best Places to Work for LGBTQ Equality by Human Rights Campaign 2017

TE Connectivity Ltd. (NYSE: TEL), a world leader in connectivity and sensors, announced today that the company has been named to the Human...


Dec 05, 2016, 07:30 ET Kaiser Permanente Earns Top Marks in 2017 Corporate Equality Index

For the 11th consecutive year, Kaiser Permanente, the nation's largest integrated health system, has achieved a top score on the Corporate Equality...


Dec 05, 2016, 07:30 ET BJ's Wholesale Club Earns Top Marks in 2017 Corporate Equality Index

BJ's Wholesale Club proudly announced that it received a perfect score of 100 percent on the 2017 Corporate Equality Index (CEI), a national...


Dec 02, 2016, 17:06 ET Jacqueline Cote and Walmart Announce Class Settlement Over Health Insurance Benefits for Same-Sex Spouses of Walmart Associates

Former Walmart associate Jacqueline Cote and her lawyers filed a motion today asking the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts to...


Dec 02, 2016, 10:56 ET ProfNet Experts Available on Trump's Health Policies, The Power of Music

Below are experts from the ProfNet network who are available to discuss timely issues in your coverage area. You can also submit a query to the...


Dec 01, 2016, 17:36 ET Physician General Discusses the Importance of Enhancing Transgender Health Care for World AIDS Day Conference

Physician General Dr. Rachel Levine today spoke at the World AIDS Day Conference to emphasize the importance of HIV disease education for health...


Dec 01, 2016, 13:00 ET World AIDS Day: Crowds of Supporters Observe Public Dedication of New York City AIDS Memorial

Community leaders, activists, elected officials, and supporters observed World AIDS Day 2016 by attending the official dedication ceremony for the...


Nov 30, 2016, 16:18 ET BREAKING: VICTORY! NC Governor-Elect Roy Cooper Hits Crucial 10,000 Vote Margin; Game Over for McCrory

Today, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) and Equality North Carolina hailed Governor-Elect Roy Cooper's victory -- which crossed the crucial 10,000...


Nov 30, 2016, 12:40 ET ProfNet Expert Roundup: Trump Presidency

Below are experts from the ProfNet network who are available to discuss what we can expect from a Trump presidency, including issues such as civil...


Nov 30, 2016, 10:30 ET Allied Integrated Marketing's Multicultural Practices Continue To Flourish And Evolve To New Audiences

Allied Integrated Marketing expands its multicultural services to three core audience segments, developing culturally relevant and rich...


Nov 30, 2016, 08:00 ET LifeStyles® Condoms Partners with the AIDS Healthcare Foundation for World AIDS Day "Keep the Promise" Campaign

Ansell, a global leader in protection solutions and the makers of LifeStyles® and SKYN® Condoms ("SKYN"), is proud to announce the Company's...


Nov 29, 2016, 18:01 ET Elton John: New HIV Fund Makes 'Horribly Clear' How LGBT Human Rights Abuses are a Barrier to Ending AIDS

EMBARGOED: Not for publication until 23:01 GMT on 29 November 2016 A Rapid Response Fund to support HIV services at risk as a result of human...


Nov 29, 2016, 11:50 ET Mazzoni Center Receives $1.5 Million in State Funding for New Building through RACP Program

Mazzoni Center, Philadelphia's home for LGBTQ health and well-being, has received an award of $1.5 million through the Commonwealth of...


Nov 23, 2016, 08:35 ET Gay Matchmaker Announces The Design For A Gay Monarchy And A Gay Royal Family

Paul Angelo, gay relationship coach and matchmaker, is taking the idea of gay matchmaking and social entrepreneurship to an entirely new level with...