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Mattel, Hasbro top 2021 Best Places to Work for LGBTQ+ Equality


A pair of major toymakers are among the 767 businesses recognized for earning a 100% rating and the designation of being a 2021 Best Place to Work for LGBTQ Equality.

Mattel and Hasbro made the list as part of the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s Corporate Equality Index (CEI), the annual national benchmarking tool on corporate policies, practices, and benefits pertinent to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer employees.

The 2021 CEI showcases the efforts of 1,142 U.S.-based companies that are promoting LGBTQ+-friendly workplace policies.

Other honorable mentions in toy-adjacent businesses include Activision, Amazon, GameStop, Target, ViacomCBS, Walmart, and The Walt Disney Co.

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