Deadnames and Queer Discrimination in the Workplace
By: Amy Do, Career Advisor, & Isis Walker, LGBTQIA+ Resource Center Coordinator Workplace discrimination is a significant issue faced by the LGBTQ+ community. As of 2018, 48% of LGBTQ+ workers are closeted at work, and 50% of non-LGBTQ+ workers reported that there are no employees at their company who are open about being LBGTQ+. Both […]
Be An Ally to LBGTQ+ Workers: 7 Action Items for Advocacy and Education
Showing support for the LGBTQ+ workforce is more important than ever, as more of the U.S. population identifies as a member of the LGBTQ+ community and at a time of increased violence against transgender people and prolific queer discrimination (with nearly 240 anti-LGBTQ+ bills filed in 2022 alone). Employers have a responsibility to foster inclusive […]
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