In conjunction with RMIT University, DCA presents the evidence about what it means for LGBTIQ+ employees to be out at work and guidelines as to what organisations can do to make everyone feel included.
Building an inclusive workplace for LGBTIQ+ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender/gender diverse, intersex and queer) 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:
DCA has developed a new Words At Work campaign for workplaces to show how inclusive language can improve workplace culture and drive productivity.
Aram Hosie is a transgender rights advocate and executive who identifies as a binary presenting trans man. His story provides valuable insights into the issues and myths around transitioning.
Aram Hosie – a transgender executive and member of Victoria’s LGBTIQ Taskforce, speaks publically about his success story as part of Diversity Council Australia’s new podcast series, The Art of Inclusion.
The report Out at Work: From Prejudice to Pride examines why LGBTIQ+ individuals share or conceal their LGBTIQ+ identity or status at work and what Australian organisations can do to make their workplace safe and inclusive for LGBTIQ+ workers to be themselves.
Aram Hosie has navigated life – and the workplace – as a man and a woman. He shares his unique perspective - and busts a few myths along the way.
While workplace diversity and inclusion initiatives are well advanced in some areas, the progress of LGBTIQ+ inclusion hasn’t been quite as linear, says DCA CEO Lisa Annese, in an opinion piece with The Fifth Estate.
On the 40th anniversary of the Sydney Mardi Gras, more and more organisations are participating to make it the biggest parade yet. But how safe is it for Australians to be out at work? DCA's Policy & Research Manager Cathy Brown asks this question and more in a new blog.
At DCA’s next Diversity in the Legal Profession Network, looks at cultural diversity and the legal profession.
Webcasts from past events
In partnership with RMIT, the Star Observer, Deloitte and QBE, DCA has conducted a study that seeks to better understand why LGBTIQ+ workers share or conceal their sexual orientation, gender identity or intersex variation at work, and how employers can create safe and inclusive workplace environments where LGBTIQ+ people can be themselves at work.
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.