Tag: Lgbt

Ask the White Guy: Decision Making, Clarity of Values & What to Do When It Goes Horribly Wrong

We previously covered a story regarding an anti-LGBT-rights law promoted by the Tennessee Chamber of Commerce. The chamber was reacting to the city of Nashville passing a pro-LGBT-rights law. Several companies on The DiversityInc Top 50 Companies for Diversity list are members of that chamber. We confronted them and asked…

Ask the White Guy: Is It OK to Alter Your Standards to Conform to Another Culture

Luke Visconti’s Ask the White Guy column is a top draw on DiversityInc.com. Visconti, the founder and CEO of DiversityInc, is a nationally recognized leader in diversity management. In his popular column, readers who ask Visconti tough questions about race/culture, religion, gender, sexual orientation, disability and age can expect smart,…

You're Transgender You're Fired!

After almost half a century living as a male, Joanne Herman transitioned in 2002 to live as a female in order to resolve a gender incongruity she had felt for as long as she remembers. She has since been an active spokeswoman for transgender awareness and understanding. Joanne is one…

Do Your Company's Policies Include Gender Identity

Is gender identity part of your workplace‘s nondiscrimination policy How prevalent are these types of policies in The 2009 DiversityInc Top 50 Companies for Diversity and the Fortune 100 Find out more here. Ninety-six percent of The 2009 DiversityInc Top 50 Companies for Diversity have a nondiscrimination policy that includes…