UPS Expands Supply Program to Include Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender-Owned Businesses ATLANTA (AP) -- United Parcel Service Inc., the world's largest shipping carrier, said Tuesday its expanded its supplier diversity program to include businesses owned by lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender merchants. The expansion is through a partnership with the National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce, which represents about 1.4 million businesses owned by lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender individuals. Launched in 1992, UPS said its supplier diversity process provides opportunities for small businesses and those owned by minorities. Shares of UPS rose 48 cents to $71.67 in afternoon trading. I thought the best thing was don't ask & don't flaunt it, maybe I'm old fashioned! Is this supposed to get the stock moving up?