Southwest Airlines proudly shows its dedication to the LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender) community through its recognition of Gay Pride Month in June and its support of LGBT-focused community partnerships throughout the year.
"Southwest Airlines has a unique Culture based on respect, recognizing the value of all our Employees, the importance of our Communities, and dedicated service to our Customers," said Ellen Torbert, Southwest Airlines' Vice President of Diversity and Inclusion. "We enjoy the opportunity to recognize Gay Pride Month each June, but our commitment to the LGBT community isn't just a month-long celebration. We give back to the LGBT community throughout the year through our ongoing community partnerships."
2014 activities include:
Jan. 29 - Feb. 2 | National Gay and Lesbian Task Force, the 26th National Conference on LGBT Equality: Creating Change, Houston
March 11-13 | Out & Equal, Momentum, San Francisco
May 15 - June 30 | San Francisco LGBT Community Center, Pride Month "You Have a Friend at the Center" Fundraising Campaign, San Francisco
July 31 - Aug. 3 | Gay Straight Alliance Network (GSA), National Gathering of GSA Networks, Minneapolis
Sept. 13 | Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD), Fall Gala, San Francisco
Sept. 18-25 | Chicago Filmmakers, REELING 2014, Chicago
Oct. 2-4 | Reaching Out MBA (ROMBA), the Reaching Out LGBT MBA Conference, San Francisco
Nov. 3-6 | Out & Equal, 2014 Out & Equal Workplace Summit, San Francisco
Nov. 3-8 | Gay Men's Chorus of Los Angeles, It Gets Better Tour, Philadelphia
December | Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation, GLAAD Tidings, Los Angeles