The topic of civil rights for gays has been gaining plenty of momentum in our country and around the world. On average, many Americans erroneously believe that LGBT employees have workplace protections. But, this is wrong. In many states (except those with explicit laws), a person can be fired for simply being or perceived to be LGBT (congress continually votes down the Employment Non-discrimination Act (ENDA) I'm glad that UPS finally changed its stance of domestic benefits and is taking the lead, in some instances, in gay rights. As an open forum, I wanted to ask for your input on this issue. In what ways can UPS be more inclusive and supportive of minority groups? I hope that you too, support the benefits finally granted to the gay community. Of course, not everyone does but it is 2007 and hate is so last century. Besides, we are made much more interesting BECAUSE of our differences - not despite them. Could you imagine a world where we were all the same? Thanks for letting me share.