Please use the following Resources to support your workplace practices and further your learning. They are also a useful source of support for LGBT employees.
LGB&T Organisations in Northern Ireland
Equality Commission: The Legislation
Promoting Sexual Orientation Equality Priorities and Recommendation – October 2013
UNISON: Bisexuality – a trade union issue
UNISON: Fact sheet on LGB workers' rights
UNISON: Fact sheet on transgender workers' rights
UNISON: Gender identity – an introductory guide
Equality NI: Sexual Orientation in the Workplace – Your Rights
Equality NI: Sexual Orientation Discrimination in NI – The Law
Stonewall: Peak Performance: Gay people and productivity
Stonewall: At Work
Stonewall: Sexual orientation in the Health Sector.
Stonewall: Career development. How to support your lesbian and gay employees.
Stonewall: BULLYING Preventing the bullying and harassment of gay employees.
Home Office: Creating a Fairer and more equal society
Age Concern: The whole of me….Meeting the needs of Lesbian, Gay men and bisexuals living in care homes and extra care housing. A resource for professionals.
RCN: Perspectives on ageing: Lesbian, Gay men and Bisexuals
RCN: Older people in care homes: sex, sexuality and intimate relationships. An RCN discussion and guidance document for the nursing workforce.
How to be LGBT friendly.
Public Health Agency: Cervical Cancer Screening
RCN: The nursing care of lesbian and gay male patients or clients: Guidance for nursing staff (2007)
RCN: The nursing care of lesbian, gay and bisexual clients : Guidance for nursing staff (2012)
RCN: Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender patients or clients: Guidance for nursing staff on next of kin issues (2012)
R U Coming Out: Inspires, supports and unites those who are living their lives either completely or partially in the closet
Transgender NI - Information for Employers
Department of Justice: Transgender Policy
GIRES (Gender Identity Research and Education Society
Institute for Conflict Research: Healthcare Issues for Transgender People Living in Northern Ireland
You might want to consider adding these to your employee handbook and
include them in staff induction training.