Transgender individuals often face stigma, discrimination, and challenges to navigate their identities, especially in a workplace setting. These challenges impact job satisfaction and emotional well-being. This handbook outlines strategies to protect, support, and stand up for transgender colleagues and the community.
According to interviews and surveys of over 1,000 transgender individuals, four key areas have emerged to help cultivate a more inclusive workplace:
(1) establishing basic signs of transgender inclusivity like bathroom use, dress codes, and pronouns;
(2) providing effective support for gender transitions;
(3) implementing transgender-specific diversity training; and
(4) introducing interventions to build resiliency.
Here’s a digital information and resource platform for all trans and gender-diverse people and for allies and supporters. This toolkit has all the information that many of us so desperately need
Trans employees’ experience in the Indian workplace is still a reflection of the widely-held negative beliefs. It is the need of the hour to put extra effort to better accommodate them and remind them of the deeply constructive power inclusion holds to make positive change.