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Employee Assistance


Translucent Resources is an LGBTQ-specific advocate for employees and allies at work. We offer a range of services to assist in navigating an inclusive workplace, including: healthcare and state specific legal referal, education programs on topics like transitioning or coming out. For each transitioning employee, we create a customized transition plan and timeline outlining how you prefer to transition in the workplace.

If you are LGBTQ, you're interested in becoming an ally, or just wanting more information on LGBTQ issues in the workplace, TransLucent Resources diverse array of services can help.

 

LGBTQ Terminology


How should I commumicate about a sensitive topics? This is a question many employees ask when talking about LGBTQ issues. Many people are unsure of how to talk about the topic simply because they don’t know or understand all of the terminology involved with it. In this article, we define some common terms that might help you better communicate in future conversations surrounding this important topic.


 

EXCLUSIVE EMPLOYEE RESOURCES

  • Have you viewed the Education on Demand webinars or other educational and informational resources?
  • Do you need guidance in setting up an LGBTQ Employee Resource Group?
  • Have you reviewed the resources for allyship in the workplace?

Here, our customers will find additional resources that can help their employees create inclusive workplaces.

Why Are Allies Important In The Workplace

An ally is a person who supports and stands up for another, even when that other doesn't stand beside them. In the workplace, this can mean standing against homophobia or transphobia in order to make a more inclusive office space. Allies are important because they help create better workplaces where everyone feels supported and included no matter their differences.

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November 7, 2021

How you can benefit your organization by forming an LGBTQ Employee Resource Group

The LGBTQ community is one of the most marginalized communities in America. The lack of a sense of belonging, coupled with harassment and discrimination often leads to mental health problems such as depression and other forms of emotional distress. These issues can be exacerbated by the lack or unavailability of supportive resources or services for this population. Ultimately, this can […]
September 30, 2021

Celebrating LGBTQ History Month in Your Organization

October is LGBTQ History Month, which celebrates the many contributions that the LGBTQ community has made to society. This year it has been particularly important because of the strides that have been made for equality recently. It is now time for organizations around the world to stand up and demonstrate their commitment to diversity and inclusion by hosting an event at work […]
September 19, 2021

Bisexual awareness week: What is it? And how to be an ally

Bisexuality is a sexual orientation that is still largely misunderstood. This week marks Bisexual Awareness Week, which aims at educating people about bisexuality, as well as ending biphobia and monosexism in society. One of the biggest issues we hear from bisexual people is how difficult it can be to find acceptance in their workplace. As an ally, you can help […]