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Lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans (LGBT) diversity includes all aspects of sexuality and gender identity. Employees perform best when they can be themselves so its important that employers provide a framework to ensure people identifying as LGBT are fully included. LGBT is sometimes lengthened to include Q (queer) and I (intersex) to make LGBTQI or LGBT+.
3 Dec 2019
Many employers are keen to create an LGBT-inclusive workplace and will have taken initial steps towards this, such as adopting...
31 Oct 2019
Awareness of gender identity and expression has grown in recent years and its important for employers to understand how trans,...
22 Oct 2019
Having a diverse and inclusive workforce is recognised as good for business, but why are many organisations barely going beyond compliance with equality legislation?
8 Oct 2019
The Christian doctor who refused to refer to transgender benefits claimants by their relevant pronouns has lost his claim for...
27 Aug 2019
Senior executives make grand promises about improving diversity, and legislation such as gender pay gap reporting is pushing that agenda...
15 Aug 2019
The case involving a Northern Irish bakery that refused to make a cake with a message supporting gay marriage will...
14 Aug 2019
A bus driver has been suspended after reportedly refusing to drive a bus decorated with the rainbow-coloured LGBT pride flag....
12 Jul 2019
Outgoing prime minister Theresa May has announced a new independent body responsible for challenging social injustices and creating a fairer...
10 Jul 2019
A doctor has claimed he was dismissed because his Christian beliefs prohibited him from addressing transgender benefit claimants by their...
21 Jun 2019
With same-sex relationships considered a criminal offence in 70 countries, employers need to exercise their duty of care towards LGBTQ+ staff who travel abroad.
26 Apr 2019
Have you got what it takes to spearhead diversity and inclusion initiatives? Stephanie Sparrow finds out why diversity and inclusion...
25 Mar 2019
A school in Wales has had its appeal dismissed in a case where a gay headteacher claimed for constructive dismissal....
26 Feb 2019
Although often tasked with improving diversity and inclusion, HR is still often seen as a “white female” career. But is...
21 Jan 2019
International legal giant Pinsent Masons has been named the most inclusive employer in the UK by LGBT equality charity Stonewall...