Confirm what each letter and symbol stands for in some commonly used acronyms, such as LGBTQ+, as a helpful starting point for recognizing and respecting human diversity in terms of sexual orientation and gender identity.
Benefit from this helpful list of best practice do’s and don’ts to ensure your workplace language is gender-inclusive, welcoming, and comfortable for everyone. Gain clarity on pronouns, specific words to use (or avoid), and the importance of keeping up-to-date as language evolves.
Consider how differently people are treated depending on whether they identify as a man, a woman, a person who is transgender or nonbinary, or another gender identity. By adding to your understanding of gender identities, you can better relate to and support others, no matter how they identify.
What should you say when a coworker tells you they’re transgender? Here is a sample role play conversation that will help you learn to be a good listener, trustworthy confidante, and supportive ally. Learn how to avoid one common pitfall.