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An LGBTQ+ individual may face many “coming out” decisions in their lives, including in their careers. So, how is your organization positioned to be a safe place for the LGBTQ+ community to work, collaborate, and grow? 

Our Global Head of Diversity and Inclusion, Susan Reid, has said that if you don’t have leaders who understand the needs of and for a diverse workforce, you won’t be as successful. Yet true equality doesn’t always come about by offering all your employees the exact same cookie-cutter support: Even with federal protections against workplace discrimination now in place and same-sex marriage recognized as a legal right in the US, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) found that only 22 states (and the District of Columbia) offer full LGBTQ+ non-discrimination protections to their residents.  

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