Even though this article is a little dated (2015) it is still the best example of basic how-to’s when navigating openly transgender colleagues (i.e., someone “whose gender identity or expression is different from those typically associated with the sex assigned to them at birth") in the workplace. In 2015, there were 700,000 transgender Americans – a significant number, but much smaller than the 8 million gays, lesbians, and bisexuals living in the U.S., according to surveys. You may go your entire career without knowingly encountering a transgender colleague. This article will help you in creating a safe and welcoming environment and better understand how to exemplify inclusive leadership towards transgender colleagues.
In this week’s Diversity Article #2, there are 5 main paragraphs of the paper. In this Harvard Business Review article, please address the following elements in your assignment:
Papers should be at least 1 page in length and no longer than 2. Page lengths are for guidance only, if you need to go more than 2 pages, that is acceptable. Please use headings corresponding with the 1-3 questions above for clarity in your paper.