Out Leadership’s snapshot of the current state of affairs for LGBT+ people, through the lens of international business. The Business Climate Score score is out of ten possible points, and is based on ten independently verifiable indicators of the legal, cultural and business context for LGBT+ people.
Legal Status of the Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Community
Legal Status of the Transgender Community
Government Statements and Actions
Status of LGBT+ Organizing and Community
Cultural Views of the LGBT+ Community
As appropriate, Out Leadership encourages you and your company to engage in safe and cautious discussion with local leaders around LGBT+ equality and to leverage your firm’s influence to support their work. Due to conditions on the ground, activists in Russia are currently keenly focused on ensuring the physical safety of LGBT+ people there. Our partners at Human Rights Watch and Outright Action International are well networked with activists in Russia should your company be able to offer support.