Tharoor apologises for 'power without responsibility' remark on Kejriwal
Senior Congress leader Shashi Tharoor on Tuesday apologised on Twitter after he was criticised for his remark that Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal wants power without responsibility, something which has been "the prerogative of eunuchs".
Diversity makes business sense for India Inc
Some companies are widening the search for recruits from among those who have been marginalised....
TCS becomes first Tata company to extend medical cover benefits to LGBT employees
Up to 50% of the cost of sex/gender reassignment surgery wi...
Report finds companies do not suffer financially if they’re LGBT inclusive
The report found that about 60% of the Indian cos surveyed belonged to the very top tier of companies that are non-discriminatory, in particular towards LGBT+ populations. This is significantly higher than the average of 39% for all companies. The report found that there was no impact on revenue for companies who were vocal about their support for the LGBT cause.
Tata Steel asks LGBTQ+ employees to declare partners, avail HR benefits
With its vision to provide equal opportunity to the employees, it has been an endeavour of the company to create an enabling workforce for all diverse groups, respecting and embracing the differences in the individuals, the steel maker said in a statement. "Partners mean people of same-sex living like a married couple," it said.
Bank of America boss Kaku Nakhate accepts 'Outie Award', thanks her LGBT+ Ally chapter buds
The award commends the advocacy work by Bank of America´ India LGBT+ Ally Network’.
Kristen Stewart opens up about her sexuality, says she struggled to understand her identity
The 'Twilight' star sympathized with those who are younger and facing similar struggles.
Cos recruit LGBT+, but right talent rare
Getting the right skills, however, is a challenge. Organisations like RBS India, Accenture and IBM have launched exclusive internship programmes for transgender candidates with the objective of introducing them to the corporate culture and mainstreaming those who are marginalised into professional jobs.
Indian MNCs openly allying with the LGBT cause
Companies in India are openly allying with the LGBT cause & encouraging staff to speak up about their identity.
Citi to extend health insurance, relocation expenses to all 'domestic partners'
Citigroup Inc has decided to extend family health insurance coverage and relocation expenses in India to all "domestic partners," including ...
Citigroup embraces LGBT, live-in partners of its staff
Bank extending health insurance coverage, relocation expenses to all 'domestic partners' in India.
Intuit India announces key benefit for LGBT employees
Intuit India will now be extending the group medical insurance policy coverage for employees with same sex domestic partners.
Cabinet approves transgender bill
The bill will benefit large number of transgender persons, mitigate the stigma, discrimination and abuse against this marginalised section and bring them into the mainstream of the society, an official statement said.
Elton John slams Vladimir Putin for liberalism is 'obsolete' comment, calls Russian President's words hypocritical
Putin had said that liberal ideas conflict with the 'overwhelming majority' in many countries.
India Inc is not creating inclusive workplace for LGBT employees
Colleagues with disabilities and LGBTQ communities usually find little space in companies' HR strategies.
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