20 October 2010

JCPenney receives top rating on human rights campaign corporate equality index (Marketwatch)

PLANO, Texas, Oct 20, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- J. C. Penney Company, Inc. /quotes/comstock/13*!jcp/quotes/nls/jcp (JCP 33.04, +0.31, +0.95%) has announced that it has earned a perfect score of 100 percent on the 2011 Corporate Equality Index, released by the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) earlier this month. The index measures employers on their treatment of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) employees and consumers. (more above)

(Excuuuuse me???) Stonewall holding back transgender equality (Guardian)

I must confess to watching Stonewall's recent self-destruction with an element of schadenfreude.(more above)

Turkey: Pink Life activists acquitted (Thanks to 'Bird of Paradox')

By email from Kemal Ordek, the General Secretary of Pink Life LGBTT Solidarity Association, comes the happy news that the trial of five trans women which I wrote about here, has ended with all five being acquitted.  (more above)