Jun 15, 2012

Attention Anglican Bishop Rennis Ponniah: Barclays Bank joins Google to support Singapore's largest LGBT public rally to be held June 30th

¨Pink Dot, the annual event in Singapore which celebrates the freedom to love, this week announced that it has bagged Barclays Bank as a corporate supporter. The bank joins Google, who became Pink Dot's first multinational supporter last year, to support the June 30 event.

Pink Dot ambassadors Kumar, Sharon Au, and Lim Yu-Beng first held in 2009 and attended by 2,500 people as a demonstration to promote the understanding and acceptance of LGBTs in Singapore society, the public rally grew to 10,000 in 2011 -- making it the largest public rally of any kind held at Hong Lim Park.

"We are excited by the growing number of companies that are 'coming out' and supporting a social movement like Pink Dot,” said Pink Dot Sg spokesperson Paerin Choa in a press statement. “We are thankful that our corporate contributors this year recognise the value of inclusiveness and diversity, regardless of sexual orientation, and hope that more companies will contribute positively towards cultivating an inclusive work environment for their LGBT employees..." please read it all, HERE

·  Thanks to Fridae, Asia, sidebar
·  Thanks to Barclays Bank, Singapore
·  Thanks to Kumar, Sharon Au and Lim Yu-Beng
·  Thanks to Pink Dot Rally, June 30th, Singapore

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