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Connecting country: busting myths about Indigenous Australians (podcast)

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Diversity Council of Australia, 2 Oct 2018 This 20-minute episode doesn’t just feature a beautiful Welcome to Country, but also attempts to connect Country by exploring the cultural and professional gaps that exist for Indigenous Australians at work and asking: where do these issues come from? Why do they persist? And what can we do to finally close the gap? Helping answer these questions...

Out at Work: from Prejudice to Pride report

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RMIT University, 16 Aug 2018 Less than a third of LGBTIQ+ employees in Australia are out to all their colleagues and this significantly compromises their wellbeing and work performance, new research has found. According to the Out at Work: from Prejudice to Pride report released today, roughly 25 per cent of employees were out to some people and almost 40 per cent were out to most people at work...

Leadership Training Academy 2018 is coming

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The Equality Project Australia, August 2018 In order to achieve meaningful social change we need to foster the training of a new generation of LGBTIQ+ advocates to lead the conversation, reshape the narrative, and ultimately, change the culture. The Equality Project’s Leadership Training Academy (#LTA2018) is a specialised leadership and media engagement training program for LGBTIQ+ change...

National LGBT Survey: Research report [UK]

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Government Equalities Office, July 2018 The Government Equalities Office launched a national LGBT survey in July 2017 in order to develop a better understanding of the lived experiences of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people, and people who identify as having any other minority sexual orientation or gender identity, or as intersex. The survey was open for 12 weeks and received 108,100...

Nearly half of female healthcare workers in Australia have experienced domestic abuse: study

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ABC News, 3/7/18 A landmark investigation into female medical staff in Australia has found nearly half have experienced domestic violence, including one in 10 who had been abused by their partner in the past year alone. The study, published in the BMC Women’s Health journal, involved 471 doctors, nurses and health professionals in Victoria and is believed to be the first to examine the link...

Startling Data Reveals Half of LGBTQ Employees in the U.S. Remain Closeted at Work

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Human Rights Campaign, June 25, 2018 The HRC Foundation released the results of a survey of employees across the USA, revealing the persistent daily challenges that have led nearly half of LGBTQ people to remain closeted at their workplaces — a rate largely unchanged over the past decade.  A Workplace Divided: Understanding the Climate for LGBTQ Workers Nationwide, HRC’s third national...

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