ExxonMobil corporation is banning LGBTQ flag from flying during pride month
Exxon Mobil Corporation, stylized as ExxonMobil, is an American multinational oil and gas corporation headquartered in Irving, Texas. It is the largest direct descendant of John D. Rockefeller’s Standard Oil, and was formed on November 30, 1999, by the merger of Exxon and Mobil. ExxonMobil’s primary brands are Exxon, Mobil, Esso, and ExxonMobil Chemical, which produces plastic, synthetic rubber, and other chemical products. ExxonMobil is incorporated in New Jersey.
Exxon Mobil Corporation plans to prohibit the LGBTQ-rights flag from being flown outside its offices during Pride month in June. This has prompted a furious backlash from Houston-based employees.
Exxon updated company guidance on what flags can be displayed outside its offices, banning “external position flags” such as PRIDE and Black Lives Matter, according to the policy seen by Bloomberg News. The company updated guidance on flags which can be displayed outside offices, which included banning “external position flags,” including the pride flag and Black Lives Matter flag, according to the new policy obtained by Bloomberg News.
The rule does permit a flag representing an LGBTQ employees’ group to be flown. This rule bans it from been prominently display the Exxon corporate logo. According to the report, the rule has permited a flag that represents an LGBTQ employees’ group that does not prominently feature Exxon’s corporate logo.
The report says that dispute comes as employees, investors and customers increasingly push America’s biggest corporations to take stances on social issues such as LGBTQ rights, racial equality and abortion. Also it cited Disney’s decision to publicly oppose Florida’s parental rights in Educational bills.
Explore whats happening more on twitter
SCOOP: Exxon is banning LGBTQ pride flags at its offices — triggering a backlash among employees.
— Catherine Traywick (@ctraywick) April 22, 2022
Progressive activists, armed with the enormous institutional power of the media coupled with the Big Tech and the culture industry also the universities, and one of the nation’s two major political parties, were all constantly demanding that the corporations use their sizeable economic power to go after their enemies