The CLDC partners with the LGBT Center, Multicultural Center, and the Women’s Center by hosting drop-ins in each center’s space several times throughout the academic year. You can also schedule 30-minute coaching appointments anytime with Tamika Williams, the CLDC’s Assistant Director for Diversity & Inclusion.
Our LGBT Center cultivates safe and civil university and community environments that affirm diverse forms of sexuality, gender identity and expression, and queerness. Contributing to OHIO’s pathway to national leadership in inclusive excellence, we strive to be an exceptionally caring and inclusive LGBT Center. Our programming, resources, educational opportunities, and community outreach efforts focus on the unique academic, cultural, and social needs of LGBTQ+ students as well as OHIO staff, faculty, alumni, and members of the wider community.
Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s 2019 Corporate Equality Index is the national benchmarking tool on corporate policies and practices pertinent to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer employees. In the 2019 CEI report, 571 major businesses — spanning nearly every industry and geography — earned a top score of 100 percent and the distinction of “Best Places to Work for LGBTQ Equality.”
Pride At Work is a nonprofit organization that represents LGBTQ union members and their allies. Pride at Work organizes mutual support between the organized Labor Movement and the LGBTQ Community to further social and economic justice. There are more than 20 Pride at Work chapters across the country. Resources are also available on the site for issues related to access and discrimination in the workplace
The GEI measures disclosure and performance in female leadership and talent pipeline, equal pay and gender pay parity, inclusive culture, sexual harassment policies, and pro-women brand.
To be ranked in the top 50, companies have to demonstrate diversity related to talent pipeline, talent development, leadership accountability, and supplier diversity. Additional lists feature top companies for LGBT employees, people with disabilities, veterans, executive women, women of color, diversity leadership, and specific industries and initiatives.
The Best Workplaces for Diversity list focuses on the experiences of women, people of color, LGBTQ people, employees who are Boomers or older, and people who have disabilities. To determine the Best Workplaces for Diversity, Fortune partnered with the people analytics firm, Great Place to Work®, to analyze anonymous survey feedback representing more than 4.4 million US employees.
The programs and policies that help organizations successfully recruit, retain and promote diverse employees are strengthened by inclusive company cultures and management accountability for results.
Half of LGBTQ+ employees remain closeted at work. Many fear that they will face discrimination and mistreatment if they come out. From finding inclusive companies, getting comfortable with the interview process, to coming out at work, here is a resource guide to help you navigate the corporate landscape as a member of the LGBTQ+ community.