Will this epidemic of senseless violence ever stop? Will we ever have a Transgender Day of Remembrance service WITHOUT any new names being read? Trans people of all stripes are not disposable. We are human beings and it is our humanity that unites us with each other and our world. We need our allies to stand with us and demand justice or these horrific acts will continue…read more at forbes.com
Although written for healthcare professionals, the concepts of misgendering and microaggressions are universal in that their occurrence cuts across all businesses – regardless of size – and industry segment.
Please remember this: pronouns may be among the smallest words in the English language, but when used incorrectly they can and do cut like a knife…read more
If you haven’t read this report from McKinsey & Company, you really should. I have spoken and written at length about how companies must evolve from “policy to practice” in their LGBTQ inclusion initiatives, and especially as they pertain to their transgender and non-binary employees. This piece, in its own way, speaks directly to that concept. The work must continue!…read more
I absolutely love this story, which to be quite candid, connects so well with what PFLAG National/Straight for Equality was founded on – a parent’s love for their LGBTQ+ child. Sometimes the hardest thing a parent can do is let their child lead…read more
Attention California-based companies of all sizes! Wonderful and useful information for trans people in California, from my friends at SoCal ACLU and the State of California Department of Fair Employment & Housing