Sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression—not to be confused with sexual activity or behavior—are personal characteristics that everyone has. Including LGBTQ+ employees is a vital component of a comprehensive diversity and inclusion strategy. Successfully recruiting, retaining, developing, and advancing LGBTQ+ employees helps organizations compete effectively for talent, minimize attrition costs, and better access LGBTQ+ consumer markets.
Ask Catalyst Express: Intersectionality
These resources help you learn the meaning of "intersectionality" and how to address inequities from an intersectional framework.
Barilla: An Italian Family-Owned Company’s Journey to Global Inclusion (Case Study)
Barilla took a PR crisis and used their learnings to create a comprehensive, global diversity and inclusion initiative.
Intersectionality: When Identities Converge
An intersectional framework can be foundational to a more inclusive working environment. Learn what intersectionality is and is not. Read…
How Ombuds Programs Can Promote Diversity and Inclusion: Topic Overview
An ombuds program offers a way for both leaders and employees to help build a more inclusive workplace.
LGBTQ+ Inclusion: Ask Catalyst Express
Recruit, retain, develop, and advance LGBTQ+ employees in your organization with this collection of data and resources.
Transgender Inclusion: Ask Catalyst Express
Data and resources for companies creating more inclusive workplaces for their transgendered workers.
Infographic: I Am An Ally
Get ideas for how to be an outspoken ally for LGBTQI+ members of your workplace and community.
Virtual Event Recording: Réflexion des acteurs de la communauté LGBTQ+
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Workplace Issues: Quick Take
Find the statistics you need regarding LGBT populations around the world and their work environments.
CEOs in Underrepresented Groups
Women, women of color, women born outside of the United States, and LGBT women are underrepresented in the Fortune 500.…
Infographique: Un nouveau scénario l’orientation sexuelle en milieu de travail
Arrêtez d'utiliser ces phrases. Concentrez-vous plutôt sur les performances et les résultats.
5 Ways to Create a Gender-Inclusive Workplace (Infographic)
Becoming an ally and an advocate for gender inclusion is simpler than you might think. Follow these steps.
What Is Gender? A Tool to Understand Gender Identity
How companies and employees can prepare for a gender non-binary workplace.
Deconstructing the Gender Binary at Work: An Expert Explains
Gender identity and expression is complex. Here, a trainer for Catalyst outlines what every employer, and employee, needs to understand.…
Webinar Recording: LGBTQ+ and Gender Expression
Sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression are personal characteristics that everyone has and uses to build trust with others.…
12 Diversity & Inclusion Terms You Need to Know
Share this glossary with your colleagues, teams, and leaders so that you’re all speaking the same inclusive language.
Infographic: LGBTQ+ Terms to Know
Make sure you use the right terms when you're talking to and about people from the LGBTQ+ community.
Infographic: Flip the Script: Transgender in the Workplace – Actions
Find out how to act so transgender colleagues can feel safe being their authentic selves at work.
Infographic: Flip the Script: Transgender in the Workplace—Words
Learn how to communicate so transgender colleagues know they are valued members of their teams.
Infographic: Flip the Script: Sexual Orientation in the Workplace
Stop using these common words and focus on performance and outcomes instead.