Updated April 2024

In June, for LGBTQ+ Pride Month, we celebrate the accomplishments and contributions of the LGBTQ+ community.  In their honor, we provide a variety of resources to help employers practice equality, respect, and inclusion by celebrating the strength that diversity brings to the workplace.  And for the history of Pride Month and how it is celebrated today, see:  It’s Pride Month. Here’s what you need to know.

Key Organizations

The Human Rights Campaign – HRC envisions a world where every member of the LGBTQ+ family has the freedom to live their truth without fear, and with equality under the law. Its 3 million members and supporters mobilize against attacks on marginalized people. See Workplace Resources.

Out & Equal – An organization working exclusively on LGBTQ workplace equality. Through our worldwide programs, Fortune 500 partnerships and our annual Workplace Summit conference, we help LGBTQ people thrive and support organizations creating a culture of belonging for all. See Toolkits and guides.

Pride at Work – Represents LGBTQ+ union members and their allies. We organize mutual support between the organized Labor Movement and the LGBTQ+ Community to further social and economic justice.

The National LGBT Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC) – The business voice of the LGBT community, is the only national advocacy organization dedicated to expanding economic opportunities for the LGBT business community.

GLAAD – For over 30 years, has been at the forefront of cultural change, accelerating acceptance for the LGBTQ community. See GLAAD Shares Recommendations for Corporate Allies

Workplace Pride – Not-for-profit foundation dedicated to improving the lives of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Intersex, and Queer (LGBTIQ+) people in workplaces worldwide.

PFLAG – Founded in 1973 after the simple act of a mother publicly supporting her gay son, PFLAG is the nation’s largest family and ally organization for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ+) people.

The Trevor Project – The world’s largest suicide prevention and crisis intervention organization for LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and questioning) young people.

The It Gets Better Project – To uplift, empower, and connect lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ+) youth around the globe.

LGBT Youth Resources – The CDC offers links to helpful resources.

Brian McNaught – An educator on the issues facing gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, and queer people.

Library of Congress Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer Pride Month.– Also see LGBTQ+ Resources in Business and the Workplace, a guide to sources of information for those researching issues that affect the economic circumstances of the LGBTQ+ community.

LGBTQ+ Glossaries

Confused about language? These glossaries are great educational tools


LGBTQ+ Workplace Articles and Resources

Note: Access to some articles may require registration


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