Transgender People in the Workplace

Transgender People in the Workplace

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HELPFUL LINKS

Transgender Inclusion is Good for Business – Transformation Journeys Worldwide’s June 2017 article in the Atlanta Business Chronicle outlining the business case for trans inclusion in the workplace.

What to Do When Your Colleague Comes Out as Transgender – Excellent advice is offered in this 2015 Harvard Business Review article (although the statistics in the first two paragraphs are out of date and “preferred” pronouns is now a disrespectful phrase… just say “pronouns”).

How To Respectfully Use Gender Pronouns In The Workplace – great article in Forbes.

Frequently Asked Questions About Sexual Harassment of Transgender and Non-Binary Individuals in the Workplace – Includes examples of actions that would be considered sexual harassment (p. 3) along with steps to take if you are being harassed (pp. 5-7).

Visibility Counts: Corporate Guidelines for LGBT+ Self-ID – A report from Out Leadership and Ropes and Gray highlighting research showing the benefits, best practices and challenges of implementing LGBT+ self-identification programs.

Preventing Employment Discrimination Against Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual or Transgender Workers – Guidance from the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC).

A Guide to Restroom Access for Transgender Workers – Official guidelines from the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration  (OSHA).

4 Reasons Why Gender-Neutral Language Matters. – How and why to avoid gender bias when writing and speaking.

Resources for writing and speaking respectfully to and about gender diverse people.

How to Create Trans and Non-binary Inclusive Cultures – List of Transformation Journeys Worldwide trainings being offered by employers of choice.