By Marc Gunther, Fortune senior writer
In this article, Gunther examines the ways corporate America has come to embrace LGBT equality. Several leading companies are profiled, including Raytheon, WalMart, Procter & Gamble, Ernst & Young, and IBM. Gunther also examines the mostly ineffective backlash for corporate equality and the intersection with politics.
"So it's clear where big business is going," writes Gunther. "What's interesting is to watch it pull the rest of the country along."
Fortune writer Marc Gunther blogs about the social and environmental impact of business at www.marcgunther.com