How Diverse Are You?

Feb 11, 2011

Time for a Check-Up: How Diverse Are You?

Echelon Online Magazine
Susan Baxter

"Regardless of the size of your company, you can be a leader in diversity and inclusiveness in the workplace... Diversity is represented by more than employees of various ethnic backgrounds" including the GLBT community. The December 2010/January 2011 issue of Echelon, A Gay Magazine Serving GLBT Business Professionals features the article "Time for a Check Up: How Diverse Are You?" which outlines how corporations can do a GLBT assessment. Though written for corporations about including GLBT professionals, the article provides easy to follow guidelines that are relevant to nonprofit organizations and can be used to reach other diverse groups.

And, remember, "Not every LGBT person is white, male, and aged 18-35, but you couldn't tell that with most advertisements that target the LGBT population."