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Diversity Workshop In Bangalore For Creating LGBT Inclusive Workplace

India’s corporate houses are finally waking up to the need to keep pace with the rest of the world in promoting queer diversity at the workplace. In this regard, a workshop to address LGBT inclusion in the workplace is going to be held in Bangalore on the 20th of September in Bangalore.\n

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19th September 2013 17:20

Alessia Valenza | ILGA Asia

The Creating Inclusive Workplaces for LGBT employees in India is the second in this novel series and the first public workshop on this subject in India.

The problems associated with LGBT inclusion are many, beginning with the inherent closeted nature of India, where talking about normative sexual practices is taboo; this attitude propagates bigotry and prejudices against the queer community, which spills over into the workplace.

As corporate houses across the world wake up to the need to make their workplaces diverse and LGBT-inclusive, one of the biggest challenges faced by LGBT employees is ensuring the business need and emotional commitment from the senior management in terms of support.

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