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Learning at work: my LGBT lesson

By Kimberly Lord - 05.29.2012

When we started the development of our new Corporate Tribalism: LGBT Culture module I knew I would learn a lot about others– what I didn’t know was how much I would learn about myself.  As with all of the KMA programs, the content is driven by insiders and for this particular module I worked with several subject matter experts to drive all four elements of the program.

Beyond the pile of LGBT books on my bedside table, I was having great conversations with individuals who brought their unique perspectives about being lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender to life.  Despite the fact that I have close friends and relatives, who are LGBT, I found several revelations in these conversations about workplace issues and subtle discriminations that had rarely been brought up by my friends and relatives during our “normal” conversations. Read more »