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“I’ve worked for Amazon for almost two years. Amazon is in a hyper-growth state, and we have grown to more than 2,500 people in Ireland. Glamazon, the LGBT group in the States is really well set up, but over here it’s still in its infancy.

There’s a lot of senior leadership to support diversity at Amazon. Every Pride, Glamazon participates in the parade, and a there’s a Pride breakfast that includes allies and families. There’s face-painting and food, and it’s very heartening to see LGBTs and their families, and a lot of straight allies there.

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