Foundation: NYT Is Most Gay-Friendly Newspaper Chain

03/28/2008 02:45 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011
  • Mark Fitzgerald Editor & Publisher

The New York Times Co. is the most gay-friendly chain in the newspaper industry, and the only one to earn a "perfect score," according to the latest Corporate Equality Index of the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation.

HRC describes itself as the largest civil rights organization dedicated to achieving equality for gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender people. The annual rating, its sixth, evaluated 519 companies on criteria including whether they offer domestic-partner benefits, and include sexual orientation in non-discrimination policies and diversity training and councils.

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