A thousand Indian restaurants on Zomato have tagged themselves LGBTQIA friendly

  • Zomato had launched the LGBTQIA-friendly tag in May 2019.
  • 1000 restaurants are already displaying the tag on their profiles.
  • Delhi is leading the city change with a 200% increase in restaurants with the tag.
Indian food aggregator unicorn Zomato now has 1000 restaurants on its platform who carry the LGBTQIA-friendly tag. With this, the Zomato profiles of the restaurants are displaying the welcoming tag.

The company said that ‘while it hopes for a time that this tag is redundant’, Zomato has seen an uptick in restaurants who want to carry the tag to encourage inclusivity.

It had launched the tag in May 2019, there has been a 106% uptick in the number of restaurants wanting to carry the tag.

Individually, Delhi is leading the city change with a 200% increase in restaurants accepting to put the tag on their profiles.

Zomato recently shutdown a bigoted customer, who refused to take an order from a delivery guy of a different religion. Zomato replied, “Food doesn’t have a religion. It is a religion”, while its co-founder and CEO Deepinder Goyal said he wasn’t sorry to let go of any business that comes in the way of their values.
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