Transgender in the Workplace: The Complete Guide to the New Authenticity for Employers and Gender-Diverse Professionals, 1st Edition

  • Vanessa Sheridan
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  • ISBN-10: 1440858071
  • ISBN-13: 9781440858079
  • DDC: 658.30086
  • 208 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2019 | Published/Released April 2019
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2019

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The unemployment rate for gender-diverse individuals is disproportionately high. This book will help employers to better understand why this blatant discrepancy exists. It also provides useful solutions and potential remedies for the problem in the form of gender authenticity, an exciting and powerful concept that is taking the global business community in innovative directions. The breakthrough paradigm of gender authenticity is helping many organizations to become more inclusive while simultaneously gaining a significant competitive advantage. The author, a leading diversity consultant, introduces five fundamentals for creating gender-authentic workplaces. Human resource and diversity professionals will not find a more useful source than this book to help people and organizations to deal effectively with the issue of gender diversity on the job, and gender-diverse employees will learn new strategies for advancing their careers while achieving and maintaining gender authenticity.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Implications for the Business Community.
2: The Continuing Evolution of Gender-Related Terminology.
3: Gender Authenticity Today’s New Model for Organizational Success.
4: Why Gender Authenticity Matters.
5: The Transgender Turning Point.
6: The Business Case for Gender Authenticity.
7: HR/Diversity/EEO Professionals and Employee Resource Groups (ERGs)/Business Resource Groups (BRGs) Partners for Positive Change.
8: Five Fundamentals for a Gender-Authentic Workplace Action Steps That Produce Desired Results.
9: Policies and Best Practices.
10: What We Wear to Work.
11: Facilities Access and Availability.
12: Gender Realignment Support.
13: Addressing Gender-Specific Health Care Concerns.
14: Recognizing and Responding to Resistance.
15: Some Dos and Don’ts.
Appendix Gender Authenticity: A Key to Liberation from the Gender Binary.
About the Author.