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Workplace Equality

Non-discrimination policies, benefits, and other practices that include LGBTQ workers are essential for businesses as they compete for talent and customers. Through pioneering tools like the Corporate Equality Index, HRC works to provide employers with the resources they need to improve and promote fairness in the workplace.

Steering Committee Leaders

  • Co-Chair

    Mary McFarland

  • Co-Chair

    Daniel Taylor

Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s 2023-24 Corporate Equality Index is the national benchmarking tool on corporate policies and practices pertinent to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer employees.

In the 2023-24 CEI report, 545 companies — spanning nearly every industry and geography — earned a top score of 100 percent and the distinction of “Best Places to Work for LGBTQ Equality.”

Congratulations to the following Greater Cincinnati Companies that scored 100%

  • American Financial Group
  • CareSource
  • Cengage Learning Inc
  • Cintas Corp.
  • Convergys Corp.
  • Dinsmore & Shohl LLP
  • Fifth Third Bancorp
  • Frost Brown Todd LLC
  • Macy's Inc.
  • Procter & Gamble Co.


Final Score 100

HRC's Municipal Equality Index (MEI) demonstrates the ways that many cities can — and do — support the LGBTQ+ people.

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HRC Foundation Workplace Resources

Advancing workplace equality for LGBTQ+ employees means looking far beyond the employee handbook—it means putting policy into practice on the factory floor, in the corporate boardroom, and everywhere in between. HRC’s Workplace Equality Program is the nationally recognized voice for advocacy, information, and guidance on LGBTQ+ workplace issues.

Macy's Workplace Equality Event
Macy's Workplace Equality Event