Information and Resources for students that support the advancement of Duke students that identify as LGBTQIA+.

The following resources are curated specifically to assist students who identify as LGBTQIA+, and all students who support the advancement of students who identify as LGBTQIA+, explore their interests, find opportunities that best suit their needs and desires, and attain the goals they set for themselves.

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A Workplace Divided: Understanding the Climate for LGBTQ+ Workers Nationwide

The national findings underscore the persistence of workplace double standards and social isolation faced by LGBTQ+ people.

In the prior two studies, Degrees of Equality and The Cost of the Closet and The Rewards of Inclusion, the number of LGBTQ+ …

By Margi Strickland (she/her)
Margi Strickland (she/her) Assistant Director of Employer Relations
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Where the Margins Meet the Corner Office: Five Leadership Insights from Transgender and Non-Binary Executives

In 2022, Out & Equal launched the Transgender and Nonbinary Executive Leadership Circle to unite C-Suite and executive leaders from major public and private sector workplaces to convene, build community, and share experiential knowledge, emerging practices, and career insights. Through …

By Margi Strickland (she/her)
Margi Strickland (she/her) Assistant Director of Employer Relations
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Corporate Equality Index 2023-2024

Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s Corporate Equality Index is the national benchmarking tool on corporate policies, practices and benefits pertinent to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer employees.

As the national benchmarking tool measuring policies, practices and benefits pertinent to lesbian, …

By Margi Strickland (she/her)
Margi Strickland (she/her) Assistant Director of Employer Relations
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Should I Be Open About Being LGBT+ When Applying For A Job?

Jamie Warham in Forbes

When you are applying for a new job, considering your CV with the greatest scrutiny is crucial.

But it leaves some LGBT+ people wondering if anything that relates to their sexuality or gender identity should be …

By Margi Strickland (she/her)
Margi Strickland (she/her) Assistant Director of Employer Relations
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Coming Out at Work

Produced by the HRC Foundation

Coming out at work can seem like a challenge, but it may also relieve the daily stress of hiding who you are. In 2020, the Supreme Court of the United States issued a decision in Bostock …

By Margi Strickland (she/her)
Margi Strickland (she/her) Assistant Director of Employer Relations
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