Is Comcast really LGBTQ friendly?
Comcast does not have a specific policy on LGBTQ rights, but the company does treat its employees equally regardless of their sexual orientation or gender identity. Comcast also offers a variety of benefits to its employees, including healthcare and 401(k) plans. The company has also participated in public events and organizations that support LGBTQ rights, and it has donated to politicians who support or don't support LGBTQ rights legislation.
Does Comcast have inclusive workforce protections?
Comcast has inclusive workforce protections, with policies that include both sexual orientation and gender identity & expression for all operations
Policy includes gender identity or expression for all operations
Policy includes sexual orientation for all operations
Does Comcast have an LGBTQ inclusive culture?
Comcast has shown sustained commitment to diversity through several initiatives like training for new hires and employees, executives performance tied to diversity goals, and policies that support an inclusive culture around gender identity and self expression.
Comcast has employee groups and/or diversity councils within the company to support LGBTQ employees, and has several programs around hiring, supplier selection, marketing, and philanthropy to support LBBTQ individuals, causes, and organizations.
Three LGBTQ Internal Training and Education Best Practices
LGBTQ Corporate Social Responsibility
Employee group –or– Diversity council
Three Distinct Efforts of Outreach or Engagement to Broader LGBTQ Community
Does Comcast offer LGBTQ friendly benefits to its employees?
Comcast has strong and inclusive benefits offering for US Employees.
Health Insurance and other benefits are equivalent when it comes to their coverage of spouses or domestic partners for different-sex and same-sex couples.
At Comcast Transgender individuals are offered equal health coverage, including medically necessary care.
Equivalency in same- and different-sex domestic partner medical and soft benefits
Equal health coverage for transgender individuals without exclusion for medically necessary care
Equivalency in same- and different-sex spousal medical and soft benefits
Major Companies Are Going All In for Pride Month While Also Supporting Anti-LGBTQ+ Legislators
As part of the project, Data for Progress released a detailed list of Fortune 500 companies’ donations to anti-LGBTQ+ politicians from 2019 to March 2022. The report found that Toyota, AT&T, and Comcast donated the most to anti-LGBTQ+ political campaigns, donating about $601k, $307k, and $121k, respectively. Other companies on the list include Amazon, Microsoft, State Farm, and Budweiser.
by Now This News
These companies publicly oppose anti-LGBTQ+ bills. Some also fund lawmakers who sponsor them.
Lawmakers in 6 states with a high number of anti-LGBTQ+ bills received hundreds of thousands from major companies in the 2020 and 2022 election cycles.
by The 19th
These companies celebrate LGBT+ people. They also back politicians behind a bill to ‘erase’ them from schools
Disney and major corporate donors gave thousands of dollars to Florida Republicans supporting so-called ‘Don’t Say Gay’ legislation, Alex Woodward reports
Companies Tout Gay Rights During Pride, Give to Anti-LGBT Politicians
Major corporations are being called out for “pinkwashing” as they promote pride month while supporting candidates who oppose LGBT equality
These 25 rainbow flag-waving corporations donated more than $10 million to anti-gay politicians in the last two years
This month, corporations are plastering their social media avatars with rainbows, sponsoring Pride parades, and declaring their unwavering commitment to the LGBTQ community. Many of these companies, however, are spending millions supporting the campaigns of anti-gay politicians at the federal and state level.
by Popular Information
Human Rights Campaign report on Comcast
Comcast has earned top marks in Human Rights Campaign's 2021 Corporate Equality Index
by Human Rights Campaign