LGBT+ members

Community provides a range of advice and support for LGBT+ workers. On this page you can find information about the issues and campaigns we are working on, as well as advice for members.

Stand up for equality!

We're looking for members to become equalities reps

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Join the conversation

Join members on our equalities facebook group to get involved in our work

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Equalities training

Courses that may help you when it comes to mental health, diversity or building your confidence.

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How is coronavirus disproportionately impacting LGBT+ people? See more here.

How is coronavirus impacting you? Take our survey here.

If you’re looking for our guide to your rights at work, find it here.

LGBT+ and Mental Health Webinar


LGBT+ rights at work
LGBT+ rights at work

Too many LGBT+ people are still discriminated at work. What are your rights? Read our new guidance to find out more.

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LGBT+ members news

A difficult Pride month
Joe Vinson - June 28th, 2021 | Reading Time: 3 minutes
It’s been a difficult Pride month. For another year, Covid has seen our usual celebrations cancelled and our fantastic pride marches postponed, separating those of [...]
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A better deal for LGBT+ workers
Melantha Chittenden - June 9th, 2021 | Reading Time: 2 minutes
Pride month means different things to different people – that’s one of the many things that’s so great about it. For some it’s a protest, [...]
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IDAHOBIT Together: Resisting, Supporting, Healing
Lauren Crowley - May 17th, 2021 | Reading Time: 2 minutes
Trade unions, and trade union activists, have a long history of supporting LGBT+ communities. As trade unionists we have a responsibility to support all of [...]
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LGBT+ History Month 2021
Melantha Chittenden - February 1st, 2021 | Reading Time: 2 minutes
Today marks the first day of LGBT History Month. It is a time when LGBT people and their allies celebrate the lives and legacies of [...]
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My experience as a trans person
Dr Finn Ballard - December 8th, 2020 | Reading Time: 2 minutes
This is a blog by Dr Finn Ballard on their experiences as a transgender person.  To undertake a gender transition, or a process of affirmation [...]
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New LGBT+ Guidance for Workers and Allies
Anna Mowbray - June 25th, 2020 | Reading Time: < 1 minute
This June 2020 would have been a month of Pride celebrations. However, this year, large scale parades and celebrations will not be possible.    To mark the month in these more [...]
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Pride month: member blog
Linda Ballard - June 15th, 2020 | Reading Time: 3 minutes
This pride month I wanted to share my perspective on LGBT+ rights as a Christian. Alongside the support I receive, and the benefits of having [...]
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Now is the time to embrace flexible working
Lauren Crowley - June 10th, 2020 | Reading Time: 3 minutes
For thousands of workers across the UK who are working from home during the COVID-19 pandemic, many will be wondering why employers have been vehemently [...]
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Equal Pay at 50
Lauren Crowley - May 29th, 2020 | Reading Time: 2 minutes
Click straight through to the new resources here. Today on the 50th anniversary of the passing of the Equal Pay Act, we remember the struggle [...]
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50 years is long enough- Equal Pay at 50
Anna Mowbray - May 29th, 2020 | Reading Time: 2 minutes
On 29th May, the 50th anniversary of the passing of the Equal Pay Act, members of Community’s equalities team attended a virtual conference hosted by [...]
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