Creating Safe Spaces For The Trans Community
As part of our Pride month activities, Margot Slattery, Head of D&I as ISS, shared with us her tips for creating, building and maintaining safe spaces for the trans community. Her guide to trans friendly workplaces is applicable to organisations regardless of how far along your DE&I journey you are.
Start Off With Intent
Foster a sense of belonging – this begins with building a culture that doesn’t tolerate discrimination. Make it clear that certain behaviours and attitudes won’t be accepted in your organisation. Stand up for what you believe in.
Change the system from within – we can’t just bring in a bunch of outside advisors, we have to live the change in our everyday interactions within the organisation.
Be more intentionally inclusive