What is 'coming out'? 

Telling people about your sexual orientation or gender identity is called coming out. 'Coming out' is not necessarily a one-off event - lesbian, gay, bi and trans (LGBT+) people may have to come out many times during their lives. It's also very individual and people may face different challenges when 'coming out'. 



Should I come out?  Here's our handbook
Real Stories: coming out at work
Other learning areas: 

Area One: Support through coming out

Learn the best things to say to support your colleague through the coming out process. 

Area Two: Guide to coming out 

Unconscious bias can influence decisions in recruitment, promotion and performance management. It could be discriminatory when the unconscious bias relates to a protected characteristic.