The Economist Events
 
Issue #13  | 14th December 2017
 
IN THE NEWS
 
Ending everyday low benefits
 
Walmart, a huge retailer, settled a discrimination lawsuit, compensating same sex partners of its workers who had been denied benefits
 
Bangla dash
 
Gay Bangladeshis are fleeing the country as its hostility to LGBT people grows ever more violent
 
Spreading LGBT wings
 
LGBT homebuyers are looking beyond traditional ‘gay resorts’
 
Voters schmoters
 
North Carolina's controversial “Anti-LGBT” law, despite prompting the election of a Democrat governor, may live on
 
Is the Pope Catholic?
 
The Vatican reaffirms its position, once seemingly questioned by the Pope, that gay men should not be priests
 
FEATURED ARTICLES
 
Pick and Mx
 
A fluid approach to gender is sweeping the world
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The identity business
 
How companies are embracing gender fluidity
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The Pride and Prejudice podcast: The Medici vs the Trumps
 
Shareholders should want companies to resist any populist backlash against LGBT inclusion, Frans Johannson of The Medici Group tells Matthew Bishop in our latest Pride and Prejudice podcast
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