Corporate Workshops

We know that creating an inclusive culture at work is important to many businesses, not just because its right, but because it makes business sense! More open, diverse, and equal workplaces have happier and more productive teams leading to greater profits. With research telling us that 62% of ‘out’ graduates going back into the closet when they take up their first job companies have to work at creating open and inclusive cultures. Our training and workshops can help you to achieve these objectives.

 

LGBTI+ 101

This topic is a gateway to the LGBTI+ community, its designed as a universal introduction to all things LGBTI+, topics covered include:

  • LGBTI+ terminology
  • Gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, and biological sex
  • The Do’s and Don’ts when someone comes out
  • Signs of mental ill health
  • How to be support
  • Where to get help and support

Duration: 60 minutes

Participants: up to 30

Suggested Donation: €500

 

Ensuring your workplace is Trans inclusive

Being inclusive to trans, non-binary, and intersex colleagues can be very easy, this practical workshop will equip you and your team with the fundamentals of how to be a trans inclusive space, topics covered include:

  • Correct use of pro-nouns and language
  • Trans identity, transitioning, and coming out
  • How to support a trans colleague, friend, or family member
  • How to best accommodate a trans staff member in the workplace
  • Where to get help and support

Duration: 60 minutes

Participants: up to 30

Suggested Donation: €500

 

How to be an LGBTI+ Champion

Change can be challenging, and change needs champions to make it happen. This workshop is a masterclass in how to lead change in your organisation to make it LGBTI+ inclusive, topics covered include:

  • Steps you can take to ensure your workplace is LGBTI+ inclusive
  • The theory of leading organisational change
  • Inclusion of LGBTI+ needs in organisational policy
  • Developing an anti-LGBTI+ bullying policy
  • Key calendar dates in the LGBTI+ community

Duration: 90 minutes

Participants: up to 8

Suggested Donation: €750

 

Why choose BeLonG To?

Our LGBTI+ training experience goes back over two decades and we’ve literally written the book on growing up LGBTI+ in Ireland. Our professional staff team have led on many of the major research studies in LGBTI+ identity in Ireland and all our training has been developed with partnership with LGBTI+ people ensuring it reflects their lived reality.

Our workshops use a mix of formal and non-formal educational techniques ensuring the content is accessible to the widest possible audience. Active participation is the hall-mark of our training philosophy and participants will be engaged in an interactive learning session where questions, story telling, and engagement are welcomed.

By choosing one of the leading NGO’s working for LGBTI+ equality in Ireland to provide your training you are supporting the community directly, the donations made in lieu of us charging for training go directly to our support services and anti-discrimination campaigns, improving the lives of thousands of LGBTI+ people across Ireland each year.

 

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