Asia bankers rally support for gay community

Senior bankers speak out to support the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community in Asia’s inaugural ‘Out on the Street’ summit.

Asia bankers rally support for gay community
While some banks do offer gay partners the same benefits as heterosexual partners, that is not the case for all banks.

When Robert Morrice, Barclays chairman and CEO Asia Pacific worked in London, he had a colleague who most people in his office suspected was gay but had difficulty coming out of the closet.

“What I found worrying is that I could see he wasn’t fulfilling his potential,” Morrice told delegates at the inaugural Out on the Street’ event held on Thursday at the Conrad Hotel in Hong Kong. “People that are not comfortable coming out...

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