Be Equal

LGBTQ+

IBM is committed to provide a safe and welcoming environment to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and non-binary individuals. Our success in creating an open and welcoming environment—regardless of sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression—has allowed us to attract and retain valuable new talent.

Community

Meet LGBTQ+ community members paving the way at IBM.

Numbers

  • 46%

    LGBTQ+ people who are closeted at work.¹
  • 53%

    LGBTQ+ employees that report hearing jokes directed at sexual orientation or identity.¹
  • 31%

    LGBTQ workers who say they have felt unhappy or depressed at work.¹

Associations

We’re teaming with external organizations devoted to making a difference, leveraging research and offering resources to our employees.

Perspectives

IBM and IBMers stand with the LGBTQ+ community and call for change to ensure equality.

Resources

Learn from established organizations about how to get involved and take action.