Why LGBT People Don't Need Special Rights

By | Diversity and inclusioin, gay employees, inclusion, Lesbian, Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender, LGBT, LGBT ally, LGBT diversity, LGBT equality, LGBT Inclusion, LGBT Rights | 12 Comments

  During a recent client meeting on inclusion, when the words LGBTQ came up, one of the meeting attendees remarked, “I’m not anti-gay but I just don’t believe that should have special rights.” My first thought, “Oh no, do we really have to have this conversation again?” Obviously we did. I told this woman that LGBT people want the same…

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Diversity and Inclusionist Leadership; How to Help LGBT Employees Help Your Organization Grow

By | Diversity, diversity and inclusion, diversity leadership, gay employees, Lesbian, LGBT inclusion Bisexual, Transgender | No Comments

Are you a Diversity and Inclusionist Leader? Use these 16 tips, to help LGBT employees help your organization grow According to research done by the Human Rights Campaign, over half of all Fortune 500 companies have a non-discrimination policy for sexual orientation and over 100 private employers protect gender identity in their non-discrimination clause. Some states such as California have…

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Diversity is Dead? Not according to PWC!

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A colleague I hadn’t seen in awhile began the conversation with these words, “Are you still talking about that diversity stuff? No one does that any more.” I told her that I was working with my clients to create workplaces where employees love to do their best work and customers love to do business, and that a key component was…

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