Business and Technology

US: Can Businesses Turn Away LGBT Customers? Court Battles Bubbling Back Up

The original story behind the Masterpiece Cakeshop case is both undisputed and well known: a gay couple in Colorado walked into the bakery in 2012 and asked for wedding cake.

Gay sex ruling brings India's 'pink economy' out of the closet

Fancy an LGBT-friendly resort, a drag night at a top New Delhi hotel or a spa for gay men? These are only some of the businesses increasingly vying for India’s powerful “pink rupee” just months after the country decriminalized same-sex relations.

UK: Massive Twitch livestream showcases the future of online fundraising

Twitch streamer H.Bomberguy raked in more than $340,000 in donations for a beleaguered children’s charity during a marathon weekend stream. He did so by combining two of Twitch‘s most reliable forces: star power and charity.

Switzerland: The World Economic Forum Launches an LGBTI Partnership - Perspectives on NGLCC Global’s Role in the Economic Ecosystem

For the first time, the theme of LGBTI inclusion took the mainstage at the World Economic Forum’s (WEF) annual conference in Davos, to launch its LGBTI programmatic work, the “Partnership for Global LGBTI Equality”.

Global Businesses Launch Partnership for Global LGBTI Equality

An ambitious new global partnership to accelerate inclusion for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people – the Partnership for Global LGBTI Equality – was announced

UK: US Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Helps Twitch Streamer ‘Hbomberguy’ Raise $340,000+ For Transgender Nonprofit

This past weekend, in a multi-day Twitch stream gamer hbomberguy played more than 57 hours of Donkey Kong 64 to raise money for U.K.-based transgender organization Mermaids.