It may seem surprising that in today’s era there are still companies who proudly stand up to the gay community, but indeed there are a number and there are those who even support their bias. You can read about 7 such companies who are horrifically behind the times and perhaps decide then how you feel about their products. And then we also have a bright light with one entry we want to make sure you notice. There’s hope for them all yet.
You would think that the largest public oil company in the world would focus on getting some positive press. Not ExxonMobil, but don’t blame the Mobil part. The LGBT news source, Dallas Voice, says that Mobil had “policies to protect discrimination against gay men and lesbians, and even offered benefits to same-sex couples” until Exxon took them over and changed course. Nowadays the oil titan does not measure up so well when it comes to LGBT equality and workplace protections – ExxonMobil became the only company ever to have received a negative score on its Corporate Equality Index.