Employers should also include LGBTQ+-focused benefits in their packages, and ensure that HR staff are knowledgeable on what they entail

Negative experiences for the LGBTQ+ community are far too common in the workplace. A 2020 Boston Consulting Group study found that 40% of LGBTQ+ employees are not out at work, and 75% reported experiencing negative day-to-day workplace interactions related to their LGBTQ+ identity in the past year. The pandemic has exacerbated many of these issues and the promise of offices reopening presents several new ones.

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