Is Twizzlers really LGBTQ friendly?

Twizzlers is owned by The Hershey Company

Hershey Company has been a strong advocate for LGBTQ rights and has been very open in its support of the LGBTQ community. The company offers benefits to its employees that include domestic partner benefits, gender reassignment surgery coverage, and transgender health benefits. Hershey Company also participates in and donates to public events and organizations that support LGBTQ rights, and it does not donate to politicians who oppose LGBTQ rights legislation.


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Does Twizzlers offer LGBTQ friendly benefits to its employees?

Twizzlers 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 Twizzlers 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


Does Twizzlers have inclusive workforce protections?

Twizzlers 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 Twizzlers have an LGBTQ inclusive culture?

Twizzlers 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.
Twizzlers 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


Three Distinct Efforts of Outreach or Engagement to Broader LGBTQ Community


Employee group –or– Diversity council


LGBTQ Corporate Social Responsibility


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