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Putting the ‘T’ into LGBTI workplace inclusion

24 SEPTEMBER 2018 By: Ben Allen, Emily Hall In a post-marriage equality world, there is a high risk that active support for LGBTI workplace inclusion initiatives will decline, writes Dentons' Ben Allen and Emily Hall. This much was made obvious in the Australian Workplace Equality Index’s 2018 Employee Survey Analysis, which found that 27
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The double-glazed ceiling: the struggle for queer women in the workplace

Three-quarters of same-sex attracted women said stereotypes like “butch”, “man-hater”, and “aggressive” negatively impacted them and were the biggest barriers to being out at work. One third of same-sex attracted women are uncomfortable being out in the workplace, and many are fearful of being associated with harmful stereotypes, according to new
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Australian LGBTI Inclusion Awards 2018: And the winners are …

Professional Services firm EY has been named Australia’s 2018 Employer of the Year for LGBTI inclusion at the Australian LGBTI Inclusion Awards, hosted today by ACON’s Pride in Diversity - the national not-for-profit employer support program for LGBTI workplace inclusion. More than 700 business leaders, diversity champions, HR professionals and many
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Bloomberg office lights up for IDAHOBIT

Pride will again shine bright in the heart of Sydney’s Central Business District when the office rooftop of technology giant Bloomberg lights up in rainbow colours to commemorate International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia, Biphobia, Intersexism and Transphobia (IDAHOBIT), and as a demonstration of their commitment to LGBTI inclusivity in the
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Australian business, sport and health leaders to champion LGBTI inclusion

Six extraordinary and influential LGBTI Australians, internationally-recognised as leaders in their respective fields, have been appointed patrons of landmark LGBTI inclusion initiatives spearheaded by ACON: Alan Joyce AC, Daniel Kowalski OAM, Alex Blackwell, Kerryn Phelps AM, Michael Ebeid AM and Jennifer Westacott Established in 2009 by NSW’s leading LGBTI health organisation
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April 26: Do we really need a Lesbian Visibility Day?

April 26 is Lesbian Visibility Day. Christine Forster, Ambassador for Pride in Diversity's Sapphire program, opens this discussion talking about the lack of out female role models in our workplaces. By Pride Inclusion Programs Director Dawn Hough. "Over the past few years I’ve been asked many times to name positive, out
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