LGBTIQ+

DCA Research

WordsAtWork - Building inclusion through the power of language

Words at Work report image

DCA has developed a new Words At Work campaign for workplaces to show how inclusive language can improve workplace culture and drive productivity.

News

DCA says YES to marriage equality

News articles

This week, people across Australia will start receiving their ballots to vote on marriage equality. Here are four ways you and your organisation can show support for LGBTIQ+ friends, family and colleagues and help secure a YES victory.

How to be inclusive during the same-sex marriage debate

News articles

Following the Government's announcement that marriage equality is going to be put to the electorate via a postal plebiscite, DCA has collated tips and resources on supporting employees, colleagues, friends and family who will be affected by the Marriage Equality campaign.

Ask DCA: What do bathrooms have to do with inclusion?

Photograph of signage for gender neutral and accessible bathrooms
News articles

Answers to your questions on toilets and bathrooms in the workplace.

Perspectives

Same-sex marriage: My family isn't a threat, but the postal vote is a threat to us

Blog

DCA's Policy & Research Manager Cathy Brown recently highlighted the harm a postal vote campaign can cause by sharing her own story.

Transphobia and a life lived on the fringe

Blog

As Australians, we pride ourselves on giving everyone a fair go. But how inclusive as a society are we really? Not at all, if you're a transgender person like my friend Nadine.

Homophobia is harmful to workers and businesses

Blog

DCA's own Cathy Brown has teamed with RMIT's Raymond Trau to look at the consequences of workplace environments where employees choose to hide their sexual orientation, gender identity or intersex status for fear being “out” could damage their careers.

Building an inclusive workplace for LGBTIQ+ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex) employees in your workplace is a litmus test for leading D&I practice in Australia.

In this section, you will find the following resources to help you manage this important aspect of diversity:

Webcasts from past events

Sponsored by Gilbert + Tobin Lawyers
11 Sep 2017

At DCA’s next Diversity in the Legal Profession Network, we will look at what it’s like to be LGBTIQ+ when working in the law.

Hosted by Bloomberg L.P.
04 Apr 2017

At the next DCA Diversity Leadership Program event, we will have a conversation about what it would take to create more inclusive workplaces so that more out LGBTIQ+ people can fill leadership positions in corporate Australia.