11 Self-Care Strategies for LGBTQIA+ Job Seekers

11 Self-Care Strategies for LGBTQIA+ Job Seekers

Looking for a job can be draining. I have been there. As a queer woman who has gone through two major job searches, I was additionally concerned about my LGBTQIA+ identity throughout the process. As LGBTQIA+ people, we have to take additional steps to determine whether or not an organization will affirm our identity, and that can be exhausting.

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5 Things My Partner Has Taught Me About My Mental and Physical Health

5 Things My Partner Has Taught Me About My Mental and Physical Health

Today, October 6th, is my partner Carolyn’s birthday. As we celebrate her birthday this week, as well as Mental Health Awareness Week , I want to highlight what a supportive partner looks like and thank her for her example.

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Navigating the Workplace as an LGBTQIA+ Professional: Identifying an Inclusive Workplace

Navigating the Workplace as an LGBTQIA+ Professional: Identifying an Inclusive Workplace

The Supreme Court recently ruled that that “the existing federal ban on workplace discrimination “because of sex” includes discrimination because of a person’s sexual orientation or transgender status.” (a) You can read more about the decision at LambdaLegal.org. Although this is a huge win, LGBTQIA+ folks still face challenges when it comes to navigating their careers. Recent college graduates also face a job market that has changed drastically due to COVID-19.

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