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Transitioning to a different gender is a deeply personal decision. There are many unknowns and the added stress of how the workplace, and even customers, will accept the transitioning employee is very real. There are a variety of Federal, state and local laws that expressly protect workers based on their gender identity and sexual orientation.
Gender and gender identity continue to present significant challenges due to strongly held traditions, beliefs and values. We need to be sure to watch out for double standards - such as, norms or “rules” applied to some groups and not to others.
Team members, employees and managers within your organization may have questions about another employee in transition. This thought-provoking, powerful short video uses impactful imagery, video and music to inform and encourage discussion on transgender transition.
An ally is the friend we all need sometimes. Someone who supports others…those outside of the majority. This short, yet powerful video sums up the key qualities of being an ally.
These easy-to-use cards provide a simple model (G.E.N.D.E.R.) along with thought-provoking questions for creating a respectful and inclusive workplace. These cards are great for a quick training reminder or conversation starter.
Pronouns, just like personal names, are connected to a person's identity. Gender pronouns are words that an individual (co-worker, customer, vendor, etc.) would like others to use when talking to or about them. The most commonly used pronouns are “he, him, his” and “she, her, hers.” People who are transgender, nonbinary, or gender nonconforming may choose to use pronouns that don't conform to binary male/female gender categorizations, such as "they, them, theirs."
Creating a welcoming and supportive healthcare environment for all LGBT patients is a critical part of patient-centered care. Getting to know your patients, including aspects of their sexual and gender identity, behavior, and desires is key to providing quality care. This tip sheet gives you quick information and resources when providing care to members of the LGBT community.
A simple and to-the-point reminder card that provides a model (R.A.I.N.B.O.W.) for respecting LGBTQ co-workers, being an ally - as well as providing questions to get conversations started. These cards are great for a quick training reminder or conversation starter.
This sample transgender employment policy document gives you a jump start in creating a comprehensive respectful and inclusive policy. Note: This is an example and needs to be customized per your organizational policies.
These easy-to-use cards provide a simple model (A.L.L.I.E.S.) along with thought-provoking questions on the power of being an ally in the workplace. These cards are great for a quick training reminder or conversation starter.
Transitioning to a different gender is a deeply personal decision. There are many unknowns and the added stress of how the workplace will accept the transitioning employee is very real. When discussing with and supporting (being an ally) an employee or co-worker going through the transition, the bottom line and key to personal and team success is simple... it all comes down to respect. This powerful video captures the emotion and fears of a transitioning employee.
Patients in gender transition are dealing with emotions, questions, stares and even discrimination. The bottom line message of this short video is simple: Everyone must be treated with respect. It doesn’t matter if you are a patient, co-worker or vendor, we all deserve to be heard and treated fairly…and…sometimes we need to speak up to make that happen!
Recognize the diversity and inclusion dynamics that are frequently associated with sexual orientation and/or gender identity.
Updated with the US Supreme Court decision protecting LGBTQ+ workers! There is far more to workplace harassment and discrimination than just sex. To demonstrate, this program dramatizes employee behaviors that lead to formal charges and result in serious consequences for the individuals involved. Topics covered: protected classes (i.e. pregnancy, obesity), paternalism, gender identity, religion, free speech and much more!
Updated! In the ever-changing work environment, it's difficult to know - or understand - what's allowed and what's not allowed at work. This best-selling program brings greater awareness to the many types of harassment which can occur in the workplace. It dramatizes employee behaviors that can lead to formal charges and result in serious consequences for the individual... and the organization. Topics covered: protected classes (i.e. pregnancy, obesity), general harassment, gender identity, religion, free speech and more!
Our Best-Selling DEIB Program! An inclusive workplace doesn't need to be elusive! As organizations and customer bases become increasingly diverse, it is important for employees to be able to engage and work through differences in a positive manner that supports productivity, teamwork and customer satisfaction. This best-selling program addresses the “respect and inclusion” component of diversity – from the employee’s perspective. Topics include: unconscious (hidden) bias, cultural competence, diversity moments, gender & gender identity, rumors & gossip, joking and improper expressions.