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Championing the Rights of Non-Binary and Transgender Employees

All LGBTQ+ people are protected from discrimination in the workplace under the Equality Act, which employers have a legal obligation to uphold. In this video, Liz Ward, Director of Programmes at Stonewall, shares some simple changes that can be made by employers and colleagues to make workplaces more inclusive for trans and non-binary employees.

Creating Sensitive Loneliness Strategies for the Older LGBTQ+ Community

LGBTQ+ people over the age of 55 are vulnerable to loneliness as they are more likely to live alone and have lower levels of contact with relatives, according to Stonewall. Keith Hargreaves, Community Development Manager, SAGE, Yorkshire MESMAC Leeds shared with us ways organisations can work in partnership to support individuals and help create networks that reduce loneliness.

Creating Inclusive and Supportive Workplace Cultures for LGBTQ+ Colleagues

More than a third of LGBTQ+ staff have hidden their identity at work for fear of discrimination. In this video, Ian Adams, Director of Membership and Stakeholder Management at NHS Resolutions, shares his personal experiences and insights into how organisations can strive to create more inclusive working environments for LGBTQ+ colleagues.

Sexual Health: Inclusive Sex and Relationships Education for LBGT+ and LGBT+ SEND Young People

Historically, there has been a lack of inclusive sex education in schools. Many LGBTQ+ and SEND students have reported feeling left out. We heard from Nick Dunne, Head of Education at the sexual health charity Brook. He outlined the detrimental impact of a lack of inclusion and why accessible education is so important.

Student Mental Health: Ensuring a Safe and Inclusive Campus for LGBTQ+ Students

Research has showed that LGBTQ+ students in HE are significantly more likely to experience depression or anxiety whilst at university than their non-LGBTQ+ counterparts. We heard from Professor Sarah Sharples, Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion at the University of Nottingham about the programmes they developed to support the wellbeing of their LGBTQ+ students.

Providing Inclusive Sex and Relationships Education for Young LGBT+ People

LGBT+ young people face a multitude of challenges at school. This case study discusses those issues and how schools can better represent their LGBT+ students through more inclusive RSE.

Addressing Sexual Health Inequalities

Sexual health inequalities are unfair and avoidable differences in sexual health across the population, and between different groups within society. This article examines inequalities in sexual health and offers up practical solutions to better support the groups who are most affected.

Championing Trans, Non-Binary and Non-Gender Employees within the Workplace

Around 5% of the UK population falls under the umbrella term of trans; 1% being trans-binary, 4% being trans-non-binary. In this case study we’ll look at fostering an inclusive and welcoming culture for trans, non-binary, and non-gender employees within the workplace.

How Power and Privilege Shape LGBTQ+ Inclusion Work

For LGBT+ workers, their gender identity, expression, or sexuality can often work against them. In this article we’ll discuss the differences in power and privilege amongst the LGBT+ community and their colleagues and how this impacts inclusion work.

Tackling LGBT+ Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

Sexual harassment in the workplace can take many forms, and there are specific types that affect members of the LGBT+ community. In this article we’ll be looking at the Trade Unions Congress’ (TUC) work on tackling sexual harassment towards LGBT+ workers.

Stonewall: LGBT in Britain Work Report

This report investigates the experiences of the 3,213 employed LGBT respondents and their experiences of discrimination in the workplace.
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