It's part of our human nature to categorize. This skill allows us to efficiently interact with new experiences and the world. While reading an article written by Ryan Diller and published online by MultiBriefs: Exclusive recently, the thought occurred to me: When we think of inclusion in the workplace, do we resort to the classic categorizations of race, gender, age, and sexual orientation without regard to transgender inclusivity? Perhaps, and I suspect we all can do better to educate and inform ourselves and our work environments, and transform existing spaces to create a trans-friendly workplace.
How does your workplace rate on transgender inclusivity? Diller's article outlines four tips to help organizations transition cultures and messaging.
Cultural change doesn't just happen automatically by proclaiming, "this is who we are". It requires learning and development throughout the organization from leadership to all levels within an organization. What do you offer current employees to help them uncover and address personal and organizational obstacles to change and embracing diversity?
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