Straight Talk about Gays in the Workplace: Creating an Inclusive, Productive Environment for Everyone in Your Organization / Edition 2

Straight Talk about Gays in the Workplace: Creating an Inclusive, Productive Environment for Everyone in Your Organization / Edition 2

by Liz Winfeld
     
 

ISBN-10: 1560235470

ISBN-13: 9781560235477

Pub. Date: 06/28/2005

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Straight Talk About Gays in the Workplace: Creating an Inclusive, Productive Environment for Everyone in Your Organization, Third Edition presents a frank discussion about all the relevant aspects of sexual orientation and gender identity in the workplace. This newest edition of the National Library Award-winning book adds new and updated information on

Overview

Straight Talk About Gays in the Workplace: Creating an Inclusive, Productive Environment for Everyone in Your Organization, Third Edition presents a frank discussion about all the relevant aspects of sexual orientation and gender identity in the workplace. This newest edition of the National Library Award-winning book adds new and updated information on transgender issues and domestic partner benefits, shows the benefits of creating an LGBT inclusive environment, and talks about the financial rewards of marketing an organization as being open to the LGBT community. This book gives you the tools to empower your organization to create a diverse, more productive place to work. Straight Talk About Gays in the Workplace: Creating an Inclusive, Productive Environment for Everyone in Your Organization, Third Edition presents a frank discussion about all the relevant aspects of sexual orientation and gender identity in the workplace.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781560235477
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
06/28/2005
Series:
Haworth Gay and Lesbian Studies
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
226
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.30(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

  • Chapter 1. The Changing Landscape
  • Dealing with What Is Now
  • It’s About All People
  • The Inherent Argument
  • What Do We Really Choose?
  • What’s Actually Changing
  • The Language Used in This Book
  • The Rest of This Book
  • It’s a Moving Target
  • Chapter 2. Strategies for Inclusion in the New World
  • What the Work Is For
  • Ground Rules for the Work
  • The Work
  • Tools and Techniques
  • Chapter 3. The Facts of the Matter
  • Important Terms
  • Coming Out: Individuals to Organizations and Back
  • Organizational Coming Out
  • Replacing Myths with Facts
  • Chapter 4. Meaningful and Effective Workplace Sexual Orientation Education
  • Diversity Education Must Be a Process
  • Three Questions
  • Implementation of Sexual Orientation Education in the Workplace
  • Chapter 5. Meaningful Education and Policy About Gender Identity
  • What Transgender Is
  • What Transgender Refers To
  • Transsexuals
  • Nondiscrimination Policies
  • Transition Planning
  • Chapter 6. Employee Networks: Expanding Challenges and Roles
  • A Winning Structure for Employee Networks
  • Mission Statement
  • Objectives
  • Organizational and Operational Details
  • What a Good Employee Network Can Accomplish
  • Brown-Bag Functions
  • Demographic/Environmental Surveys
  • Religion
  • Chapter 7. LGBTs and the Marketplace: Progressiveness Pays
  • The Business Case: An Example
  • What’s at Stake in Dollars and Cents
  • Advertising to the LGBT Market
  • Best Practices in Advertising
  • A New Kind of Supplier Diversity
  • “The Equality Principles” and Shareholder Activism
  • Client-Acquisition Education
  • Chapter 8. DPBs, Civil Unions, and Same-Sex Marriage
  • An Important Note to Begin
  • Domestic Partner Benefits
  • Civil Unions
  • Other Provisions Short of Civil Unions or Legal Marriage
  • Why Same-Sex Marriage Is Inevitable
  • What’s at Stake in Marital Status
  • Where Same-Sex Marriage Stands Now
  • Why Same-Sex Marriage Means Business
  • Chapter 9. It’s Academic
  • Sex Education in the Public Schools
  • GLSEN: What It Is, What It Does
  • Gay-Straight Alliances
  • Higher Education
  • Why It All Matters
  • Appendix I. Resources
  • Online Resources
  • Selected Bibliography
  • Appendix II. Tips for Transitioning People
  • Planning for Transition on the Job
  • Appendix III. Assessment Questions
  • Appendix IV. Campus Climate Survey Recommendations
  • Appendix V. Strategies for Managing Transition
  • Notes
  • Index

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