Webinar Recording: Creating a LGBTQ Inclusive Workplace – Going Beyond Policies

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While most companies have a nondiscrimination policy that includes sexual orientation and gender identity, 46% of LGBTQ workers remain closeted at work. A culture of inclusiveness means being visible from the language used in communications, to accountability in reporting systems, and providing education for workers.

Through personal storytelling and experiences, this session offered practical steps to create an inclusive environment for LGBTQ employees. This webinar also explored: how to support and engage employees who are transitioning and coming out; why the language in benefit programs is essential; what actions can be taken to ensure that biases and issues are raised and addressed; and how to increase engagement and effectiveness of employee advocates.


  • Kristina Kishbaugh, Pride Network Employee Resource  Group Leader, Guardian
  • Gene Lanzoni, Assistant Vice President, Thought Leadership, Guardian
  • Ryan Sallans, LGBTQ Speaker, Consultant & Author


This webinar qualifies for the following CEUs: 1 CPDM, 1 PHR, and 1 SHRM. If you are interested in receiving continuing education credit for the recorded webinar, you will need to watch the full webinar, and then download your certificate of attendance from the “Webinar Recording and Continuing Education” tab.

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