Pride Month is celebrated every June around the globe, and this year we can once again celebrate together in person! Mark the occasion by celebrating with your team and working towards making your company a more inclusive place for LGBTQ+ employees.
Every year in June, countries across the world celebrate Pride Month. It's a time for celebrations, marches, protests, parades and more. Everyone is aware of the importance of making workplaces more inclusive, and for LGBTQ+ people, that means more than just being protected from discrimination while at work – it’s about the ability to be fully themselves.
However, according to Forbes, "a challenge companies face is assimilating people from various backgrounds and gender identities to feel included in the overall company culture." While Pride celebrations include plenty of fun for the whole team, the process of making working environments more inclusive for LGBTQ+ colleagues shouldn't just be led by your HR or People teams - it takes a whole company to make a difference.
Read on for a variety of ways for teams to celebrate Pride at work: