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Businesses Make Economic Case for Fighting LGBT Discrimination

When the World Bank exerts its influence for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender equality, businesses pay attention.   At the “Pride and Prejudice” summit in New York earlier this month, sponsored by the publishing organization The Economist Group, World Bank President Jim Yong Kim explained via teleconference that he would block loans to projects in developing countries that might compromise LGBT rights. “If something that we support leads to not only discrimination but...

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