Tackling the last remaining prejudice: achieving sexual orientation diversity and equality at work, hrmagazine.co.uk25 February 2011
I often talk with diversity managers about their key issues and challenges. My conversations suggest that achieving sexual orientation equality remains a challenge for many contemporary organisations, although there are clear legal, social, economic and business imperatives for combatting homophobia, and advancing sexual orientation equality.
Many organisations continue to exclude and marginalize LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender) individuals and lose their commitment, labour, and custom, when they only cater for heterosexual norms of work-life, socialisation, and partnership and parenting. However, the good news is that we now have extensive literature with a vast array of recipes for sexual orientation equality. Here, I suggest 10 of the oft-cited good practices for achieving greater equality and diversity by sexual orientation.
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