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How to Create an Inclusive Space for LGBTQ Workers

June 14, 2022


For decades, employers could legally discriminate against LGBTQ workers.

That changed only two years ago, when the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in Bostock v. Clayton County that federal law protects LGBTQ workers from discrimination. The landmark ruling extended protections to millions of workers nationwide and changed the landscape for LGBTQ rights in the workplace for companies with 15 or more employees.

Yet many LGBTQ workers still find themselves feeling excluded, unwelcome and uncomfortable in their workplaces, which can increase stress levels and create additional psychological and physiological effects on these individuals.

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