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LGBT flag The LGBTQ+ community is, to say the least, vibrant, beautiful, and dynamic—all things that are being diminished within the workplace by lack of security and support.

The past year and a half’s political climate amid the coronavirus pandemic has exposed many unaddressed and longstanding problems in the workplace for the LGBTQ+ community and minorities, including equity, equality, inclusion and accessibility—areas of fundamental human rights and social justice as a whole. As public forums and community involvement around these issues of employer and corporate responsibility have increased in the media, there are still members of the LGBTQ+ community, predominantly the TQ+ members, who live in fear and hiding; closeted within the workplace. 

Related: Industry giants come out in defense of transgender rights

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