LGBT+ | What HR should know about coming out in the workplace

What HR should know about coming out in the workplace

Earlier this year, ITV This Morning Presenter Phillip Schofield revealed that he was gay in an emotional social media post and TV interview.

While he admitted that he had been on a challenging journey before coming out, he said in a statement that both his workplace and colleagues had been very supportive and that this made it easier when coming out. “At ITV, I couldn’t hope to work with more wonderful, supportive teams,” he said at the time. Having strong support networks at work is crucial to ensure that no employee feels alone or isolated. But, sadly, it seems as though this isn’t always the case.

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