Coming out at work can seem like a challenge, but it may also relieve the daily stress of hiding who you are. In 2020, the Supreme Court of the United States issued a decision in Bostock v. Clayton County that makes it clear that discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity is prohibited under the federal employment non-discrimination law known as Title VII. Nevertheless, you may still wish to create a plan to ensure a successful coming out. Here are some things to think about if you are considering coming out at work:
Once you’ve assessed your workplace atmosphere, here are some practical steps to take:
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