Best Companies to Work For

Progressive companies seeking to attract the best and brightest employees will include gender variant workers in their Equal Employment Opportunity nondiscrimination statement. 

EO Policy Registry

Fortune 500 Companies that have formally stated they will not discriminate against transgendered or gender variant people include:
Company Language Date
Lucent Technologies gender identity, characteristics, or expression 12/19/1997
Apple Computer gender identity, characteristics, or expression 11/1/1998
Avaya gender identity, characteristics, or expression 10/25/2000
Lexmark gender, ..., gender identity 1/4/2001
Xerox gender identity 6/1/2001
Agere Systems gender identity, characteristics, or expression 7/9/2001
American Airlines gender, gender identity 8/1/2001
NCR gender identity or expression 9/1/2001
AETNA gender identity ~10/2001
Nike gender identity, gender expression 12/2001
Kodak gender identity 1/2002
JPMorgan Chase gender identity 3/2002
Intel gender identity 4/2002
Walgreens 'personal characteristics' that include gender identity and sexual orientation. 2002 (unverified)
PG&E unknown 2002 (unverified)
IBM gender identity or expression 10/3/2002
Bank One gender identity 1/2003
Lehman Brothers Inc. gender identity or expression 4/2003
Levi Strauss & Co gender identity 2003
Prudential gender, gender identity 2003
MetLife gender identity 2003
AT&T gender identity or expression(?) 2004
S.C. Johnson gender identity or expression(?) 2004
Many more have been added. For a recent list, go to HRC's Worknet web site.

Transsexual Health Benefits Registry

This is a list of Fortune 500 Companies that have stated they will cover all or part of the health needs of transsexuals.

This list may be out of date. For a more complete list, please consult the HRC Worknet web site.
Company
Coverage
CounsellingHormonesLabs for HormonesSurgery Date
Dupont Yes Yes Yes Yes 1997
Lucent Technologies Yes Yes Yes Yes 2000
Avaya Yes Yes Yes Yes 2000
Apple Yes Yes Yes No by 2000
JP Morgan Chase Yes Yes Yes No by 2000
IBM Yes Yes Yes Yes 2002
Lehman Brothers Inc. Yes Yes Yes Yes 2005




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