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
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. But this is virtually impossible in Saudi Arabia, where even hinting at being LGBT+ can be met with harsh sanction.
To learn more about how your business can work toward influencing change in Saudi Arabia for LGBT+ people, here are some global groups we recommend contacting: Human Rights Watch, OutRight Action International, Amnesty International, The International Lesbian and Gay Association (ILGA)