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:
The DCA-Suncorp Inclusion@Work Index 2017-2018 is a landmark study, providing the first-ever national benchmarks for Australian workplaces in regards to the age, cultural background, disability status, gender, Indigenous background, religion, sexual orientation and gender identity of workers.
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.
Some lessons for workplace inclusion from the marriage equality debate.
Mark Latchford from Pride in Diversity explains why we need to ensuring LGBTI inclusion initiatives reach regional and remote workforces,
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.
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.