Sexual orientation diversity in the workforce
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SUBJECT TERMS: Diversity
Keywords: sexual orientation and diversity
Although invisible, sexuality is at the core of each worker’s identity. Therefore, it poses a number of complex challenges towards organizations and their departments. The unspoken ‘Don’t ask don’t tell (DADT) policy of the U.S. Military may be the core of where the policy began. Diversity includes factors such as race, gender, age, color, physical ability, national or origin. A broader definition of diversity includes religion, ethnicity, sexual orientation, education, language, lifestyle, beliefs, and possibly physical appearance. There are many primary physical appearances of diversity. Age, wealth, economic status, education, where you live, work and what kind of clothes you may wear. There are so many different diversities that we work with, pass on the street, talk to on the phone, or even live with. But the point is to treat others as you want to be treated. God has said this from the beginning. Was he teaching us about diversity and how not to judge a person by the way they look.
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