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Pride-Out-Of-The-Box 2022

This Out & Equal guide provides a set of ideas, tools and engagement points for Employee Resource Groups everywhere to utilize in building and supporting both virtual and in-person Pride engagements this year. 

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Global Toolkit for Change: Assessing LGBTQI+ Inclusion in Your Workplace

Out & Equal is proud to release this self-evaluation guide on LGBTQI+ workplace inclusion in an attempt to move beyond checklists and evolve to flexible tools of individual empowerment and organizational change, supporting employers to identify gaps between policy and culture.

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Toolkit for Change: Assessing LGBTIQ+ Inclusion in Your Workplace

This guide is a self-evaluation tool on LGBTIQ+ workplace inclusion – the first of its kind in Argentina. It functions in tandem with the official “Compromiso” seal for organizations committed to diversity and inclusion of LGBTIQ+ people.

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Your Story. Your Truth. Your Power.

Out & Equal has created this guide as a tool for LGBTQ people and allies looking to strengthen their understanding of how to share their stories in the workplace and land in a place of empowerment and growth as individuals and within the organization.

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Bi+ Visibility in the Workplace: What You Need to Know for Bisexual Awareness Week and Beyond

Out & Equal has created a resource in honor of Bisexual Awareness Week to help fill in the gaps in information around Bi+ identities in the workplace and provides tangible action items for employers and individuals. 

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Striving for Authenticity: LGBT+ views on enduring discrimination and expanding inclusion

A new report by the IBM Institute for Business Value (IBV) and Out & Equal Workplace Advocates provides new information on workplace discrimination faced by the LGBTQ community. It also provides tangible actions that employers can take to address the troubling findings. 

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5 Dicas para Usar Linguagem Inclusiva e Neutra

Estamos entusiasmades em colaborar com [DIVERSITY BBOX] para publicar o guia 5 Dicas para Usar Linguagem Inclusiva e Neutra. Esta publicação fornece recursos para que, de maneira simples e concisa, você possa usar a comunicação inclusiva no local de trabalho, e criar espaço para que todes possam pertencer e prosperar.

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Pride-Out-Of-The-Box: An ERG Guide to Celebrating Pride Virtually in 2021

Pride was born out of resilience and courage in the face of adversity. The following Out & Equal guide provides a set of ideas, tools and engagement points for Employee Resource Groups everywhere to utilize in building and supporting virtual Pride engagements this year. 

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Guía de Comunicación Inclusiva para la Inclusión Laboral de Personas Trans y No Binarias

Les invitamos a consultar nuestra guía sobre cómo usar el lenguaje inclusivo y nuetro para practicar una mayor inclusión laboral para las personas LGBTQ+ y crear espacio para todes en nuestras conversaciones.

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Nonbinary Gender Identities: A Diverse Global History

When we dive deeper into the rich global history of nonbinary identities, we see that it is not the identities themselves that are new, but rather society’s awareness of them. As it turns out, nonbinary people – like all LGBTQ people – have always existed, everywhere. Out & Equal has created a resource that traces nonbinary identities back to 2000 BCE and locates historical touchpoints of these identities.

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Leveraging Your Voice: A Guide for Employee Resource Groups and Public Policy Engagement

Out & Equal has created this toolkit with starting points for corporate advocacy and best practices for public policy engagement within Employee Resource Groups. This guide will help frame internal conversations and decisions about how, when, and why businesses may want to weigh in on LGBTQ public policy.

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História Global de Identidades Não Binárias

Nos últimos anos, e em todo o mundo, as empresas têm cada vez mais focado seus esforços na inclusão dos gêneros não binários em suas agendas, culturas e políticas. Apesar desta evolução relativamente recente, a não binareidade não é “novidade”. Por isso traduzimos nosso material sobre a História Global de Identidades Não Binárias.

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The intersections of mental health and LGBTIQ people in the Indian workplace

Out & Equal has partnered with Pride Circle Foundation, and Interweave Consulting to produce an important resource highlighting the intersection of mental health and LGBTQ identity in the Indian workplace. The resource provides an overview of relevant statistics, best practices and case studies, and tips on how managers can support their employees as well as tips on self-care, particularly in the era of COVID-19.

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Supporting Intersex Inclusion in the Workplace

On this Global Intersex Awareness Day, we’ve partnered with interACT Advocates for Youth to release a new guide, Supporting Intersex Inclusion in the Workplace. This resource is one of the very first of its kind and provides specific guidance to support employers in raising awareness about intersex identity and catalyze actionable steps for creating more inclusive, supportive workplaces.

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2020 World AIDS Day

December 1st is World AIDS Day – a day to stand in solidarity with all of those who have been touched by an epidemic that has claimed millions of lives. It is also a day to be asking ourselves what each of us can do to support those living with, and affected by, HIV and AIDS. Out & Equal has created a guide for employers on how they can best be engaged in bettering the lives of those living with HIV and AIDS year-round.

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What’s Your Pronoun? Strategies For Inclusion in the Workplace

As more employers invest in LGBTQ inclusion and gender-inclusive workplaces, pronouns have become a significant focal point. The following Out & Equal resource is focused on practical guidance on how to implement successful practices and norms around pronouns in the workplace.

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INCLUSÃO DE PESSOAS TRANSGÊNERAS E NÃO BINÁRIAS NO LOCAL DE TRABALHO BRASILEIRO

O futuro no local de trabalho brasileiro é fluído. Como sua empresa pode garantir que as pessoas trans e não-binárias possam prosperar e sentir-se pertencentes? Confira o guia abaixo!

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Pride Out Of The Box: An ERG Guide to Celebrating Pride Virtually (2020)

ERG leaders and executive champions may be feeling unsure about the prospect of celebration and coordinating across virtual platforms. The following Out & Equal guide provides a set of ideas, tools and engagement points for Employee Resource Groups everywhere to utilize in building and supporting virtual Pride engagements this year.

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How to Celebrate Employees on TDOV and Year- Round

March 31st is Transgender Day of Visibility (TDOV) – a day where communities come together to honor and celebrate the accomplishments of transgender and gender non-conforming people. This resource should be a helpful tool for your organization’s year-round internal efforts for transgender inclusion and help guide your external communications around TDOV.

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What Your Company Needs to Know: LGBTQ Employees and COVID-19

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to reshape day-to-day business operations, companies should ensure they are sustaining inclusive response efforts and year-long plans to support the LGBTQ community by implementing considerations and action items.

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I Hope This Message Finds You Well: Mental Health, The Workplace, and COVID-19

As the COVID-19 pandemic impacts the health and well-being of individuals across the globe, many are left to contend with new challenges to mental health both in and out of the workplace. The following Out & Equal resource contains practical guidance for maintaining good practices around mental health and well-being for LGBTQ employees, Employee Resource Groups, and employers.

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What is the Q?

Over decades, workplaces have become familiar with the LGBT acronym, what it stands for, and ways to be inclusive of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender employees. Many employers, however, are further behind in their inclusiveness of queer identity. This resource defines what it means and provides best practices queer inclusivity.

 

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Honoring Transgender Day of Remembrance

Transgender Day of Remembrance is observed annually on November 20th to memorialize those lives lost to anti-transgender violence and to shine a light on the persistence of anti-transgender violence. This resource provides a guide for ways that companies, ERGs, and other champions of equality can take meaningful action to honor the transgender lives lost.

 

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Best Practices for Non-Binary Inclusion in the Workplace

This guide reviews basic concepts surrounding gender, gender neutral language, pronouns, facilities, and more. It is released with the aim of encouraging companies and employees to develop greater empathy and awareness of non-binary identities in order to create spaces of belonging.

 

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Ally Guiding Behaviors

Out & Equal has created a guide with recommendations and behaviors to help people become better allies to their LGBTQ coworkers.

 

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