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DE&I Resources

As a certified, diverse-owned and operated organization, we deeply appreciate the significance of creating a world where everyone and every facet of intersectionality can flourish in an environment of acceptance and respect. This page is designed to be your gateway to information, guidance, and community. Here, you will discover a curated collection of resources, insightful articles, and supportive organizations dedicated to celebrating diversity, challenging stereotypes, and fostering understanding. Our goal is to support the creation of a more inclusive and equitable society. Dive into our resources below and join us in promoting a world that values every individual.

The HRC strives to end discrimination against LGBTQ people and realize a world that achieves fundamental fairness and equality for all. HRC envisions a world where lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer people are ensured equality and embraced as full members of society at home, at work, and in every community.

We are committed to challenging organizational and institutional disparities through data-driven research and education. Implicit is the product of a team of scientists whose research produced new ways of understanding attitudes, stereotypes, and other hidden biases that influence perception, judgment, and action. Our researchers and collaborators translate that academic research into practical applications for addressing diversity, improving decision-making, and increasing the likelihood that practices are aligned with personal and organizational values.

The Gender Decoder tool was inspired by a research paper by Danielle Gaucher, Justin Friesen, and Aaron C. Kay in 2011 called Evidence That Gendered Wording in Job Advertisements Exists and Sustains Gender Inequality. This site is a quick way to check whether a job advert has the kind of subtle linguistic gender coding with this discouraging effect.

Created by Turner Consulting Group and Western Michigan University, this guide identifies 13 types of biases in hiring. It offers tips on how to structure the hiring process to minimize the impact of bias. 


Created by PBS, Throughout recorded history and since immemorial, thriving cultures have recognized, revered, and integrated more than two genders. Terms such as transgender, gay, or bisexual are Western constructs that often assume three things: that there are only two sexes (male/female), as many as three sexualities (gay/straight/bisexual), and only two genders (man/woman). Take a tour with this world map, and learn how many cultures see gender diversity.

Created by the Harvard Business Review, Trans people experience stigma and discrimination, hostility from others, and pressure to “manage” their identities in social settings, including the workplace. These experiences can set in motion a host of psychological responses that have devastating consequences for trans individuals’ job satisfaction, turnover intentions, and emotional well-being.

Created by the Department of Labor, Since the DOL's earliest years, it has been committed to promoting equal opportunity in employment. This commitment, which has grown significantly over time, necessarily extends to all DOL employees and applicants for DOL employment. In 2020, the Supreme Court ruled in Bostock v. Clayton County, 140 S. Ct. 1731, that discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity constitutes discrimination "because of . . . sex" in violation of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, 42 U.S.C. § 2000e-2(a)(1). On January 20, 2021, President Biden reaffirmed and applied these protections by issuing an Executive Order on Preventing and Combating Discrimination based on Gender Identity or Sexual Orientation.

The Trevor Project is an American nonprofit organization founded in 1998. Focused on suicide prevention efforts among lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and questioning youth, they offer a toll-free telephone number where confidential assistance is provided by trained counselors. 

The World Professional Association for Transgender Health (WPATH) is an interdisciplinary professional and educational organization dedicated to transgender health. Its mission is to advocate for evidence-based care, education, research, public policy, and respect in transgender healthcare.

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) is responsible for enforcing federal laws that make it illegal to discriminate against a job applicant or an employee because of the person's race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and related conditions, gender identity, and sexual orientation), national origin, age (40 or older), disability or genetic information.

The U.S. Census Bureau Quick Facts tool allows you to review population and DEI demographic reporting for all census years by state, city, and region. 


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