…so this is what i could see if i actually woke up in time for the sunrise?
plugging this again:
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In Case You Missed It: Google Exporting LGBT Love Around the World
Google, one of the nation’s most LGBT-friendly companies in the United States, is exporting its inclusive philosophy abroad through a “Legalize Love” set to launch tomorrow in first Poland and Singapore and then, they hope, the rest of the world.
Instinct offers more details:
Gay Star News says the campaign “will tackle places where it is illegal to be gay, or where there are other anti-gay laws or where the culture is homophobic.”
Google, long known for their pro-LGBT business practices, has a clear goal.
The company’s Mark Palmer-Edgecumbe says: “We want our employees who are gay or lesbian or transgender to have the same experience outside the office as they do in the office. It is obviously a very ambitious piece of work.”
Google will join forces with other non-government organizations (NGO’s) to lobby the governments.
also lol at the comments being inaccurate. I LIVE HERE. YOU GUYS ARE BEING WRONG ON THINGS.
just got back from that. :D
Another aerial view update of Marina Bay By williamcho on Flickr.
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…my country. :’)
Hey fellas. Usually when I post here I’m in a relatively good mood, but today was rough.
It was the 2nd day of a new job, I informed management in beginning of Day 1 of my preferred name and pronouns and that I’m trans. It went really well and my supervisor was quite supportive.
I didn’t want to reblog this on my main tumblr blog, but I’m feeling bitter tonight. The comments on this thing aren’t helping. Only one person in that company had a problem with the OP being trans. Unfortunately that was the one who had the power to fire him, but, still. One person. All sympathies to the OP, but so many people have it worse around the world, and the sheltered people in the comments are pissing me off by how they’re making such a huge deal of this, acting all aghast about how this could happen in 2011, asking what “this country” is coming to (because obvs the USA is the only country that counts and everyone else is irrelevant), when USA already has it really, really awesome when it comes to LGBT rights in comparison with so many places around the world. Like, say, here in Singapore. I’m already resigned myself to working freelance because I doubt I’d ever get hired in an actual company. Testimonies from local trans people regarding employment just reinforce this notion, and apparently it’s a valid interview question to ask if you’ll “corrupt” everyone in the workplace with your presence.
…I’m so moving to America one day. Must be awesome to live in a place in which accounts like the OP’s are actually “shocking”.