Striving for authenticity: LGBT+ views on enduring discrimination and expanding inclusion

New research from IBM in collaboration with Oxford Economics and Out & Equal explores the identity and experiences of the LGBT+ community in the workplace. Oxford surveyed more than 6,000 United States-based professionals between August 2020 and January 2021, including 700 individuals who identified as non-heterosexual. Using a mix of survey data and anonymous quotes, this study discusses the LGBT+ view on inclusion within the workplace. Expanding inclusion in the workplace requires the use of brand influence as a tool for good, setting employee expectations with non-discriminatory policies and practices, and addressing the LGBT+ leadership gap.

What you will learn:

  • Learn about he use of brand influence as a tool for good;
  • Setting employee expectations and;
  • Addressing the LGBT+ leadership gap.

Topics: Thought Leadership, Workforce, Employment, Forward thinking newsletter - US, LGBT+, Inclusion

Striving for authenticity