In an ideal world, coming out is a personal choice, detached from external pressures or threats of judgment. In reality, there is no guarantee of how a colleague or a workplace will react when an LGBTQ+ professional comes out. Read more to learn how you can begin gauging LGBTQ+ inclusivity in your organization.
Each LGBTQ+ person carries with them their own understanding of LGBTQ+ Pride and Allyship. As our annual “Pride Season” comes to a close, we are pausing to explore these concepts further with the hope that their deeper significance will be felt long after the wave of marketing campaigns and social initiatives end on June 30. We posed the following question to our Board: What do Pride and Allyship mean to you?
We credit those who have fought before us, who advocate and carry the weight of social justice labor in this moment, and the next generation of leaders who will continue the LGBTQ+ liberation movement for years to come. In honor of Pride Month, let’s celebrate five major LGBTQ+ milestones of the last decade, together.
LGBTQ+ Pride Month is upon us, and it’s a time to both celebrate the progress made and acknowledge the work yet to be done in our community. This is also a month where LGBTQ+ Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) are often asked to drive their organizations’ recognition of Pride. While this seems intimidating, we’re here to say it doesn’t need to be a lot of work! We have 5 easy ways that your ERG can make an impact.