CNBC is in the business of equality, stands up for LGBT youth on #spiritday
Members of the CNBC team got involved worldwide in seemingly countless ways, helping NBCUniversal create a global sea of purple for LGBT youth on Spirit Day
NBC starts the morning right, goes purple for #spiritday
VIDEO: CNBC educates Gov. Rick Perry on the fact that gay people cannot be 'changed'
Gov. Rick Perry (R-TX) appeared on CNBC this morning and responded to his recent comparison of gay people to alcoholics. In the process, the former presidential candidate made everything worse by making inaccurage claims about the LGBT community, and also by creeping me out.
CNBC notes GLAAD's actions and growing pressure in defense of Brunei's LGBT community
The nation of Brunei has received much scrutiny in recent weeks for a new law that will encourage physical punishments, such as lashing and stoning, for women and for people who are LGBT. Today, CNBC reported on the continued pressure being placed on hotels in California owned by Brunei's Sultan.
CEO of Marriott writes for CNBC: Businesses can't afford inequality
Arne Sorenson, president and CEO of Marriott International, today wrote for CNBC on the importance of businesses supporting the LGBT community and standing for inclusivity in both internal policies and external advocacy.
Second USOC Sponsor, DeVry University, condemns Russia's anti-LGBT laws
CNBC reports that DeVry University has joined AT&T in speaking out for LGBT equality in the lead up to the Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia.
Comcast, NBCUniversal celebrate #SpiritDay by going purple to support LGBT youth
Comcast and NBCUniversal went purple yesterday to spread the word about SpiritDay to show support for LGBT youth and stand against bullying. Stars from NBCUniversal networks and shows, as well as NBCUniversal employees, sported purple and shared Spirit Day on air and through social media.
Morning shows broadcast in purple for #SpiritDay
Morning shows across networks broadcast their support for Spirit Day today, taking a stand against bullying and showing their support for LGBT youth. From ABC's 'Good Morning America,' NBC's 'TODAY,' to CNN's 'New Day,' CNBC, and VH1's 'Big Morning Buzz,' anchors put on their purple and leant their support to what's become the largest, most visible anti-bullying campaign in the country.