The Trans Experience in the U.S. with Gennifer Herley and Stephanie Battaglino

Dr. Gennifer Herley PhD., Founder and Executive Director of TransNewYork and Stephanie Battaglino, Founder and Owner of Follow Your Heart, LLC, join Fabrice Houdart to talk about the various lived experiences for transgender people in America.

Misgendering in Health Care and How to Improve

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

LGBTQ+ voices: Learning from lived experiences

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

Transgender Rights in the Workplace

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

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

As more and more companies move from “policy to practice” and imbue their cultures with a greater degree of inclusivity, the listing of preferred pronouns in company-related communication vehicles such as email has become much more prevalent.

To this end, my friends at Out and Equal Workplace Advocates have created another wonderful resource full of practical guidance on implementing successful practices around pronouns in your workplace….read more