Lgbt

The impact of being outed at work

My path to being out at work hasn't been an easy one. When I was young and relatively new to the workplace I was forcibly outed as bisexual by a colleague at a former employer, leaving me feeling...

How can we stop diversity and inclusion washing becoming the next big corporate problem?

Diversity, equity and inclusion (DE&I) has become a point of brand differentiation, almost of bragging rights. But if you look into it closely, can anyone say that we are closer to an inclusive, fair...

A third of UK employees feel LGBT+ support stops at Pride

Some UK companies have been accused of only supporting the LGBT+ community during Pride month.

LGBT+ community unsupported by employee benefits

A third of UK employers feel LGBT+ employees aren't properly supported by employee benefits.

Stonewall CEO: creating a safe space for ideas key to trans inclusion

Senior leadership involvement is vital to ensure trans inclusivity at work, and HR can help, says LGBT+ charity Stonewall.

What challenges do queer women face in the workplace?

Statistics around inequality for women in the workplace are both easy to find and damning, like the fact that in 2021, the average gender pay gap among full-time employees was 7.9%. 

To achieve LGBT+ inclusion, businesses must continue to learn and evolve

LGBT+ History month (February) provides the chance to learn about the history of the movement, express solidarity with those still without rights around the world, reflect on the progress that’s been...

Why identity politics and safe spaces are being dangerously misused

In September 2020, the smartly named #BAMEOver Live debate took place which set out to answer the question, ‘What do we want to be called?’ Afterwards the organisers surveyed more than 1,000 more...

Supporting LGBT+ staff in the wake of cancelled London Pride

News of London Pride's cancellation for the second year due to coronavirus restrictions is a blow to many in the LGBT+ community.

How to best serve LGBT+ employees

Workplace discrimination against LGBT+ members is a significant problem, with many LGBT+ employees believing their company could do more.

How HR can approach changing conversations around diversity

Conversations around diversity and inclusion have evolved as companies and leaders start to understand the importance of implementing inclusivity across the company for not only their brand but for...

Same-sex parents need inclusivity drives

HR teams are always looking to create the most inclusive workplace cultures possible, but same-sex parents are likely to feel less supported.