10th December 2014
Controversial gay Abercrombie & Fitch CEO steps down 30
5:07 PM — The openly gay CEO of clothing brand Abercrombie & Fitch, Mike Jeffries, has announced he is retiring.
16th November 2014
US: Florida gay leader killed after accident during HIV fundraiser 1
5:30 PM — The creator of a popular gay entertainment website in Florida has died, after a tragic accident during an HIV charity bike ride.
13th November 2014
UK: Family accused of forcing daughter out of company for being transgender
1:44 PM — A Lancashire transgender woman is suing her parents and brother claiming she was forced out of the family business due to her gender identity.
10th November 2014
HSBC UK boss says business leaders have a ‘huge personal responsibility’ to come out 7
5:11 PM — The head of UK banking at HSBC has criticised business leaders who stay in the closet, saying it's not acceptable they "take for granted" the work being done by others on issues of equality.
Business leaders attend ‘Out on the Street’ LGBT leadership summit 2
1:28 PM — Business leaders from across Europe are today attending the third-annual 'Out on the Street' LGBT summit in London.
1st October 2014
US: Governor of California signs law to boost gay business owners 2
5:48 PM — Californian Governor Jerry Brown has signed a law expanding protections and opportunities for LGBT business owners.
27th September 2014
US: Trans woman named highest-paid female executive 5
12:49 PM — A trans woman who heads a biotech firm has been named as the highest-paid female executive in the US.
17th June 2014
Former BP boss calls on gay CEOs to come out 7
5:59 PM — Former BP chief executive Lord Browne has called on more gay CEOs to be open about their sexuality.
12th June 2014
International businesses target Mexico’s LGBT consumers
12:10 PM — This year Google will be joining American Express, American Airlines at the annual LGBT Confex Expo.
4th June 2014
Sally Ride, first American woman in space, hid sexuality over employment fears 3
9:52 PM — Sally Ride, the first female American to go to space, hid her sexuality over fears it would hurt her professional life, it has been revealed.
12th March 2014
US: Kansas bill would ban anti-LGBT discrimination
1:54 PM — Less than one month after a bill to legalise anti-gay discrimination was passed in the Kansas House, a politician has drafted a bill to ban such discrimination.
19th February 2014
US: Tennessee drops ‘turn away the gays’ ahead of Senate vote 5
2:05 PM — A Tennessee Senator has dropped a bill which would have allowed businesses to refuse service for gay couples' weddings based on religious beliefs.
16th January 2014
Richard Branson rallies business leaders against Nigerian and Ugandan anti-gay laws 6
1:14 PM — Virgin founder Richard Branson has for a second time spoken out about the legal situation for gay people in Uganda, to urge for an appeal against the country's new anti-gay law.
1st July 2013
Feature: Getting to grips with inclusion in the world of business
2:36 PM — Networking group Radius Business will attempt to get to grips with the tricky subject of inclusion at its next Blue Chip event.
13th June 2013
Former BP CEO Lord Browne to write new book on homophobia in business 4
7:01 PM — Drawing on his own experiences, Lord Browne, the former chief executive of BP, is writing a new book entitled ‘The Glass Closet’ on the need to end homophobic discrimination in the work place and in corporate life.
29th April 2013
Q&A: LGBT professional business networking with Radius 5
4:02 PM — Tuesday evening sees the latest event for Radius, the London based LGBT professional networking event, this time held at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office.
20th April 2013
Lord Browne: I am still surprised at how cautious businesses are in accepting diversity 15
5:17 PM — Lord Browne, the former Chief Executive of BP, has spoken out about a current lack of acceptance of diversity in the world of business, and said that for years he was scared to come out as gay.
17th January 2013
UK: Cafe owner accuses gay campaigners of targeting him for a 2nd time over Uganda trip 14
8:05 PM — A cafe owner who denies accusations of homophobia, having attended an event in Uganda where there were anti-gay speakers present, claims to have closed his cafe for a second time due to the threat of further protests.
12th November 2012
Hillary Clinton supports London LGBT corporate summit 7
11:41 AM — Chief executives from some of the world’s largest companies will come together to discuss how the financial services industry can advance LGBT equality in a move which has the backing of Hillary Clinton.
9th September 2012
Drew Barrymore is now the proud owner of a Hollywood gay club 8
11:57 PM — Drew Barrymore has reportedly bought a club in West Hollywood which features go-go dancers, and is a gay hot spot.