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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 […]
July 16, 2021

Understanding Gender Identity Without Making Our Transgender Colleagues Uncomfortable

In 2016, advertiser Chris Edwards published a deeply personal memoir detailing his transition from female to male. In “Balls: It Takes Some to Get Some,” Chris discussed his very public transition from Kristin to Chris while working as an advertising professional at the Boston-based advertising firm Arnold Worldwide. Chris’ refreshing take on his transition, which occurred while his father, Ed […]