Referring to both sexual orientation and gender identity, LGBTQQIP2SAA covers people who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, questioning, queer, intersex, pansexual, two-spirit (2S), androgynous and asexual. There are many other terms and it is commonly shortened to LGBTQ+. Unfortunately, this community can face discrimination by simply expressing their true gender identities and/or sexual orientation. Such hostility might take the form of bullying, harassment, and physical violence. Identifying as LGBTQ+ can even be life-threatening.
In the workplace, LGBTQ+ employees are also subjected to discrimination. This ranges from “banter” or jokes about their identity to outright intimidation and aggression. Thankfully, there are many ways you can support LGBTQ+ colleagues and improve inclusion.
By the end of this course, you’ll be able to:
• Explain how exclusion affects people who identify as LGBTQ+
• Identify the positive impacts of LGBTQ+ inclusion in the workplace
• Describe ways to support your LGBTQ+ colleagues
Why take this course?
LGBTQ+ awareness and inclusion leads to greater job satisfaction and feelings of belonging for everyone. Suitable for all individuals, especially business leaders, this course will show you how crucial it is to be aware of and include all LGBTQ+ individuals.
10 mins | SCORM | Workbook