OUR COMMITMENT

TO LESBIAN, GAY, BISEXUAL, TRANSGENDER AND ALLY COMMUNITY

 

In 1975, AT&T  became one of the first major American corporations to adopt a policy prohibiting discrimination against employees based on sexual orientation.

 

Established in 1987 (celebrating 30 years in 2017), LEAGUE at AT&T (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Allies Employee Organizations of AT&T) is one of the oldest LGBT Employee Resource Groups (ERG) in the nation.

 

In 1998, AT&T adopted one of the first domestic partner benefits programs for LGBT employees.

 

In 2006, AT&T was one of the first U.S. corporations to offer transgender-inclusive health care benefits.

 

In 2015, AT&T signed onto a "friends of the court" brief at the U.S. Supreme Court to support the business case for marriage equality.

In 2017, The National Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC) awarded AT&T its Corporation of the Year. The NGLCC honors companies that consistently support the LGBTQ community. This includes equal opportunity for LGBTQ suppliers, customers, and employees.

Named one of the "Best Places to Work" by the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) for the 13th consecutive year, receiving a perfect score from 2004-2017 on the Corporate Equality Index for its fair treatment of LGBT employees.

DIVERSE EMPLOYER

At AT&T, diversity and inclusion will always be top priorities.

Named one of the "Best Places to Work" by the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) for the 13th consecutive year, receiving a perfect score from 2004-2017 on the Corporate Equality Index for its fair treatment of LGBT employees.

Ranked #3 on DiversityInc's Top 50 Companies for Diversity.

Named one of the Best of the Best corporations committed to inclusion by the NGLCC and the National Business Inclusion Consortium (NBIC) in 2016 & 2017.

 

COMMUNITY SUPPORTER

AT&T is committed to supporting organizations and projects that strengthen the LGBTQ community.

The annual "AT&T Live Proud" campaign invites the LGBTQ community to take part in an effort centered on awareness and empowerment. In 2017, AT&T Live Proud is supporting GLAAD by inviting consumers to share #WeAreBold social messages and donating $1 per post to GLAAD up to $50,000.

The LEAGUE Foundation provides scholarships to LGBTQ college-bound high school seniors.

AT&T supports initiatives that promote safety and inclusion for LGBTQ youth, including HRC's Time to THRIVE conference. The Trevor Project's suicide prevention and crisis intervention service, GLSEN's work to ensure a safe learning environment for all students and the Tyler Clementi Foundation's work on films providing teens and parents with unique insights into spotting and preventing cyberbullying.

Through funding and employee volunteering, AT&T supports various HIV/AIDS charities, including Broadway/Cares Equity Fights AIDS, SF AIDS Foundation, and AMFAR.

In 2015, we joined the HRC Global Business Coalition and the Open for Business coalition promoting equality around the globe.