Employers Need to Do More Than the Bare Minimum for LGBTQ Employees

Creating a culture of inclusion is the right thing to do

Employers should do more than the bare minimum. Illustration: Amira Lin

Last week’s historic Supreme Court decision that employers may not discriminate based on sexual orientation or gender identity is a victory and it matters. But laws don’t alone make LGBTQ+ people feel safe at work. They didn’t make me feel safe enough to be out from the get-go.

@RisaLovesSports Risa Isard is a policy expert and a PhD student at the McCormack Department of Sport Management at the University of Massachusetts.