Pride is more than just a month. It’s about celebrating change makers like May-Ling Ben, who dedicates herself to the needs of LGBTQ+ youth from underserved communities. We believe that love takes action, so we’re proud of our record of donating over $30 million to LGBTQ+ causes, are steadfast advocates for AIDS research, marriage equality and workplace diversity, and we recently launched the first LGBTQ+ mentor program with Big Brothers Big Sisters
For decades, we’ve been there for those in the LGBTQ+ community, and we will continue to be there for you in the future.
1987 We have donated over $30 million to AIDS education, research and development, and grants since 1987.
2005 We extended health and dental benefits to employees in domestic partnerships and supported our first transgender employee who transitioned while on the job.
2008 The New York Life Foundation has donated over $780,000 to LGBTQ+ organizations and causes since 2008.
2011 We started our proud sponsorship of pride events nationally to enable employees to participate in, engage with, and support the LGBTQ+ community.
2013 We launched “Positive Planning,” a first-of-its-kind program that trains agents to provide insurance and financial strategies catered to the HIV-positive community.
2014 New York Life established full parity benefits for domestic partners including health/medical insurance.
2015 We joined in an Amicus Brief supporting marriage equality.
2017 New York Life adopted the United Nations LGBTI Standard of Conduct for Business.
2019 We signed onto an Amicus Brief in support of LGBTQ+ workers' rights.
2020 Launched a first ever LGBTQ+ Mentorship program with Big Brothers Big Sisters.
A perfect score on LGBTQ+ Equality
Once again, in 2022, New York Life achieved a perfect score of 100 on the Human Rights Campaign’s (HRC) annual scorecard on LGBTQ Workplace Equality.1
Named Best-of-the-Best for Inclusion
The National Business Inclusion Consortium (NBIC) has named New York Life to the sixth annual cohort of Best-of-the-Best list of corporations in America committed to diversity and inclusion across all communities for 2021.2
One of Forbes’ Best Employers for Diversity
New York Life is one of the 50 best employers for diversity in 2022, according Forbes and Statista.3
A leading Adoption-Friendly Workplace
We were recognized among the top Adoption-Friendly Workplaces in the United States for 2021 by the Dave Thomas Association.4
And we’re doing so with a workforce that reflects the diverse communities we serve.
If you’re looking for a meaningful career with opportunities for advancement, flexibility, significant income potential, and the ability to change the lives of policyholders, consider New York Life.
New York Life Insurance Company is an equal opportunity employer M/F/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity
We want everyone to be able to live their lives confidently, knowing that their loved ones are protected. That’s why New York Life has developed insurance and financial products to serve the unique needs of every family.
Whether you’re looking to include your partner on an insurance policy, or plan for your child’s college costs, we’re here to provide you with customized financial solutions so your love can take action.
Reach out today to start planning for your financial future.
New York Life supports the LGBTQ+ community by partnering with these essential organizations.
The Aliveness Project (MN)
The Aliveness Project was founded as a community center for and driven by people living with HIV and has been helping members lead fulfilling and healthy lives for the past 30 years.
The Family Center (NYC)
The Family Center provides resources for families and offers individual and group support to promote overall health and well-being for people living with HIV.
Gender & Family Project
The Gender & Family Project (GFP) empowers youth, families, and communities by providing gender-affirmative services, training, and research.
The Hetrick-Martin Institute provides community, basic needs, health, education, and career services to LGBTQ youth
National LGBT Chamber of Commerce
The National LGBT Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC) is the only national advocacy organization dedicated to expanding economic opportunities for the LGBT business community.
OPEN Finance (NYC)
OPEN Finance is a volunteer network that promotes LGBT equality and diversity in the financial services sector and beyond.
SAGE provides advocacy and services on behalf of LGBT elders.
The Trevor Project
The Trevor Project is the leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to LGBTQ youth.
1https://www.hrc.org/resources/buyers-guide/new-york-life-insurance-company, Jan 27, 2022.
2https://nglcc.org/BOTB2021, Nov 10, 2021.
3https://r.statista.com/en/best-employers-diversity-usa-2022/ranking/, April 27, 2022
4https://www.davethomasfoundation.org/library/2021-100-best-adoption-friendly-workplaces-list/, Oct 5, 2021.