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A Leader's Guide to Supporting Transgender Employees

Guidebooks Mar 5, 2024

Designed for senior leaders, team leaders, and human resources administrators, this practical guide offers valuable advice on creating policies and fostering a workplace culture that embraces and supports transgender employees.

Gain a deep understanding of the challenges transgender individuals face during their transition journey, including issues related to bathroom access, dress codes, and correct pronoun and name usage. Armed with this knowledge, you can develop trans-inclusive policies that address these concerns effectively.

By cultivating a culture where transgender employees feel safe and supported in exploring and expressing their gender identity, you send a powerful message that you recognize and value them for their whole selves. When leaders visibly and consistently model trans-inclusive behavior, it sets the stage for a supportive environment. This top-down support permeates throughout the entire organization, transforming perceptions and actions of employees.


Kaela Sosa

Kaela (she/her) is a Certified Diversity Executive and curriculum and programming manager at The Diversity Movement. She applies her writing, project management, and production skills to advance DEI.