• LGBTQ Awareness

    Posted on September 17, 2015 by in Courses

    LGBTQ Awareness

    ‘Are you thinking straight?’ this course has been developed to help raise awareness of lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans issues. This course provides valuable information to organisations working to ensure that their staff members are equality and diversity aware and that as an organisation the requirements of the Equality Act 2010 are met. It has been designed to challenge people’s views, raise awareness of LGBTQ issues and outline how this relates to a work environment. Course content includes:

    • The timeline before decriminalisation to today
    • What you need to know about current legislation and the impact on the workplace
    • What are the L , the G, the B, the T & the Q
    • Understanding sexual orientation and gender identity
    • Diversity within the community
    • Scenarios – what you should do if …..
    • Making your workplace an LGBTQ friendly environment
    • What’s OK to say?
    • How to challenge homophobia, biphobia and transphobia

    Duration:              1 day or as a refresher can be condensed to ½ a day

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