Is HomeGoods really LGBTQ friendly?

HomeGoods is owned by TJX Companies

TJX Companies, the parent company of T.J. Maxx, Marshalls, and HomeGoods, has a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion, including LGBTQ rights. TJX Companies provides benefits such as health insurance coverage for transgender employees and their families, and covers gender confirmation surgery. It also provides domestic partner benefits, same-sex spousal benefits, and family leave policies that are inclusive of all family structures. TJX Companies also takes action to support LGBTQ rights outside the workplace. It has publicly opposed the Trump administration's efforts to roll back protections for transgender Americans, and it has donated to both pro-LGBTQ and anti-LGBTQ politicians in the past. However, the company has since committed to stop donating to politicians who oppose LGBTQ rights legislation.


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Does HomeGoods have an LGBTQ inclusive culture?

HomeGoods 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.
HomeGoods 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.

LGBTQ Corporate Social Responsibility


Employee group –or– Diversity council


Three Distinct Efforts of Outreach or Engagement to Broader LGBTQ Community


Three LGBTQ Internal Training and Education Best Practices


Does HomeGoods offer LGBTQ friendly benefits to its employees?

HomeGoods does provide some inclusive benefits as part of their offering for US Employees, in terms of health Insurance equality for spouses or domestic partners for different-sex and same-sex couples, or equal health coverage for transgender individuals.

Equivalency in same- and different-sex spousal medical and soft benefits


Equal health coverage for transgender individuals without exclusion for medically necessary care


Equivalency in same- and different-sex domestic partner medical and soft benefits


Does HomeGoods have inclusive workforce protections?

HomeGoods has inclusive workforce protections, with policies that include both sexual orientation and gender identity & expression for all operations

Policy includes sexual orientation for all operations


Policy includes gender identity or expression for all operations


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