Pride | 2020 | Ralph Lauren

This Pride season is not like the ones
before it, and together, we rise.

 

We Stand Together

In the wake of injustice
In the fight for equality
In Pride, we stand together

 

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Sending a message
of solidarity to
the world

Because we are
           stronger together

When we are united

One Community.
One Humanity. One Spirit.

#RLPride

For 30 years, Ralph Lauren Corporation and the Ralph Lauren Corporate Foundation have supported the LGBTQIA+ community through volunteer activations, corporate initiatives, and financial grants. Our partners have included, but are not limited to, Stonewall Community Foundation, the Hetrick-Martin Institute, amfAR, AIDS Walk New York, God’s Love We Deliver, and the Elton John AIDS Foundation.

 

 

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  • Ralph Lauren Corporation and the Ralph Lauren Corporate Foundation have a long-standing history of supporting the LGBTQIA+ community.
  • Support has been provided in the form of financial grants from the Ralph Lauren Corporate Foundation and also in volunteer work as Ralph Lauren Corporation employees have donated time and resources to support community needs.
  • We have been a sponsor of the AIDS Walk New York since 1990.
  • Ralph Lauren Corporation employees have volunteered at the Harvey Milk High School, in New York, a public high school designed for, but not limited to, LGBTQIA+ youth. They helped decorate the Harvey Milk High School prom (a dance party for students) and helped paint adjacent facilities at the Hetrick-Martin Institute (HMI). Employees have also volunteered to update HMI marketing materials to help raise awareness about the youth center.
  • During the 2008–2009 school year, students from HMI programs participated in Ralph Lauren Corporation’s ongoing Polo Fashion School program, which allowed a group of teens to work extensively over a two-semester period with Ralph Lauren designers, merchandisers, and retail executives to create four evening gowns and a tote bag, the latter of which was sold in select Ralph Lauren stores and online.
  • In 2015, the Ralph Lauren Corporate Foundation helped support the establishment of The New York City AIDS Memorial, a tribute to the 100,000+ New Yorkers who have died from AIDS and the community that has shared their struggle.
  • Ralph Lauren Corporation is a member of the United Nations Human Rights Business Standards for LGBTI, standing with the UN global business standards that protect the rights of the LGBTQIA+ community in the workplace.
  • In 2020, Ralph Lauren Corporation scored 100% on the 2020 Human Rights Campaign’s Corporate Equality Index, earning the designation of Best Place to Work for LGBTQ Equality. This recognition has been awarded by the Human Rights Campaign, the largest LGBTQ advocacy group in the US, which conducts an annual corporate equity index survey of LGBTQ-friendly policies and practices. We now join a group of 680 recognized US businesses and the most respected companies for LGBTQ workplace equality.
  • We have reached the top of the HRC index as a result of our initiatives launched in 2019, including the expansion of equitable benefits such as domestic partner recognition, transgender-inclusive benefits, and the launch of our LGBTQIA+ employee community, led by Tom Mendenhall, president of men’s Polo, World of Denim, Double RL, and Childrenswear, and executive sponsor to our #RLPride RL Community.
  • Our company’s commendable score on the 2020 CEI is a testament to our LGBTQIA+-supportive policies and practices, our commitment to diversity and inclusion, and our efforts to maintain a workplace where everyone belongs and can thrive to be their best selves to achieve our business objectives.
Stonewall Community Foundation

This year, we are partnering with Stonewall Community Foundation, an organization making values-driven investments in dynamic organizations, projects, and leaders. As a cornerstone of its identity and values, Stonewall Community Foundation prioritizes and lifts up those who experience the greatest vulnerability within the queer community, including communities of color and transgender, gender-nonconforming, and nonbinary people.

When you shop our gender-neutral Pride capsule collection, a percentage of each item’s purchase price will be donated to Stonewall Community Foundation, benefitting an international network of LGBTQIA+ organizations. Details

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When you shop the Pride collection, 100% of the purchase price of the Polo shirt and 25% of the purchase price of each other item in the capsule will be donated to Stonewall Community Foundation. Stonewall Community Foundation is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization, Federal Tax ID Number: 13-3550688.

The Pride Collection

Pride Polo Shirt

 

PRIDE POLO SHIRT

Pride Cotton Graphic Tee

 

PRIDE COTTON GRAPHIC TEE

Pride Fleece Sweatshirt

 

PRIDE FLEECE SWEATSHIRT

Pride Big Pony Cotton Tee

 

PRIDE BIG PONY COTTON TEE

The Pride Collection is available at these stores

 

SYDNEY CHATSWOOD Shop 1-001, Chatswood Chase Shopping Centre, 345 Victoria Avenue, Sydney
RL EMPORIUM PRL-MW Shop 1-005, Emporium Melbourne, VIC, Melbourne
MELBOURNE DONCASTER Shop 1082, Westfield Doncaster, 619 Doncaster Road, Melbourne
RL CANBERRA CENTRE PRL-MW Shop CF33, Canberra Centre, ACT Australia, Canberra
RL INDOOROOPILLY Shop 2067/2110 322 MOGGILL ROAD, INDOOROOPILLY, QLD, 4068QLD, 4068, Brisbane
RL SUNSHINE PLAZA PRL-MW Shop L01 628, 154-164 Horton Parade, Maroochydore, QLD Australia, Maroochydore

The history and legacy of the original pride flag

 

 

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