September 25, 2019

Looking for ways to keep the conversation going about LGBTQ issues with your ERG, community group, or PFLAG chapter? Welcome to Something to Talk About, a monthly series designed by PFLAG National’s Straight for EqualityTM program to create conversation about LGBTQ issues. Each month we’ll offer an article on LGBTQ topics and suggest a few questions you can use to lead a discussion.

Have feedback about how your conversation went? Let us know by e-mailing info@straightforequality.org.

12 Things You Should Never Say to Your LGBTQ Coworkers

Source: Business Insider

Author: Canela López

Questions for Discussion:

  1. Do you agree with the 12 things the author included on their list? Is there anything you would add? Anything you would take away or update in some way?
  2. If you identify as LGBTQ+, and feel comfortable sharing, have you ever had experiences like those outlined on this list? If you identify as an ally, what would you do if you heard a friend or colleague making statements or asking questions outlined on this list?
  3. Does your group have plans for October 8 when the Supreme Court hears oral arguments on workplace discrimination cases? Has your organization taken a public position about the cases that will be heard?
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