13 Classic Companies Top HRC's New Corporate Equality Index

More than 300 corporations earned perfect scores on this year's CEI, including 13 of the top 20 Fortune 500 companies.

BY Sunnivie Brydum

December 09 2013 3:49 PM ET

Ford Motor Co.

Apparently LGBT equality is nonnegotiable for several major American automobile manufacturers, including Ford and competitor General Motors, both of which earned perfect scores this year from HRC. Ever since Ford stood up to right-wing attacks back in 2006 for its LGBT-inclusive policies, our community has been able to count the iconic automaker among our allies.