March 24, 2023
This report examines the mechanics of how businesses develop and evaluate their LGBTQ+ inclusive practices. Findings show that businesses seek trusted expert knowledge as they develop their LGBTQ+ inclusive practices. Advances in data collection and programmatic monitoring and evaluating also contribute to the success of such activities. And, workplace changes that have evolved as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic and George Floyd’s death coalesced to help businesses better support LGBTQ+ employees’ needs. Taken together, these efforts enhance the effectiveness of businesses’ LGBTQ+ workplace initiatives.