Following the decision by the U.S. Supreme Court in the Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission case, now is the time for businesses to show their support for the LGBTQ community by proudly stating their places of business will not turn away anyone based on who they are or whom they love. Check out HRC's toolkit and show your friends, family and community why you believe businesses must be #OpenToAll.
Download & Display Placards
Show Support on Social Media
Share the below social media posts on your Twitter or Facebook pages to demonstrate your support.
I stand in solidarity with @HRC and the #LGBTQ community. No one should be turned away from a place of business because of who they are or whom they love. #OpenToAll
I am a business owner and proud to join @HRC in supporting the #LGBTQ community. Stores on Main Streets across the nation should be #OpenToAll.
I’m proud to display @HRC’s #OpenToAll sign. Businesses should never turn away anyone because of who they are or whom they love.
As a business owner, I’m proud to stand with @HRC in support of the #LGBTQ community. Businesses should be a welcoming place and #OpenToAll.
Add Your Pin to Our Map
HRC has created an #OpenToAll map to show the depth of support for LGBTQ people across our nation. Post on social media and add your pin to the map.
Take the Business Pledge
Take the #OpenToAll business pledge. Pledge to:
- Maintain a welcoming and safe environment for people — including employees, visitors, customers, vendors and clients — regardless of race, ethnicity, national origin, sex, gender, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression.
- Not discriminate against any individuals or deny them goods or services based on any of these characteristics, and to provide all goods and services to everyone on the same terms.
Share Explainer Video
The scope of the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling in the Masterpiece Cakeshop case does not change civil rights laws. SCOTUS has ruled that the state of Colorado's enforcement of its civil rights law was flawed, while reffirming that LGBTQ Americans should not face discrimination in the provision of goods and services and state law may continue to prohibit such discrimination.
Here's what you need to know about the ruling: