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

The Law

Equality Commission: The Legislation

Promoting Sexual Orientation Equality Priorities and Recommendation – October 2013

Websites and Links

Unison LGBT

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

NI Equality Commission sexual orientation publications

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 Equality Publications

Home Office: Creating a Fairer and more equal society

Issues impacting on the lives of Older People who are LGB&T

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.

Additional Reading

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 and Gender Identity

Transgender NI

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