Is Sephora really LGBTQ friendly?

Sephora is owned by LVMH

Sephora has been a vocal supporter of LGBTQ rights and has been working to make their policies and benefits more inclusive for LGBTQ employees. In 2016, they updated their non-discrimination policy to include sexual orientation and gender identity. They also offer transgender-inclusive health benefits and have participated in events like the NYC Pride March. Sephora does not currently donate to any specific politician who supports or doesn't support LGBTQ rights legislation, but they have donated to the Human Rights Campaign in the past.


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Does Sephora have an LGBTQ inclusive culture?

Sephora 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.
Sephora 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.

Employee group –or– Diversity council


Three Distinct Efforts of Outreach or Engagement to Broader LGBTQ Community


LGBTQ Corporate Social Responsibility


Three LGBTQ Internal Training and Education Best Practices


Does Sephora offer LGBTQ friendly benefits to its employees?

Sephora 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 Sephora Transgender individuals are offered equal health coverage, including medically necessary care.

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


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


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


Does Sephora have inclusive workforce protections?

Sephora 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


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