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Striving for a more inclusive workplace

Thursday, January 12, 2017 @ 7:00 PM | By Donalee Moulton

Many lawyers find a safe haven from the stresses of a demanding job with their colleagues and in their workplace. For transgender individuals, however, that refuge is not assured and many law firms are endeavouring to create work environments where everyone is comfortable and accepted.

“It’s about making people feel welcome and supported. It’s also about attracting the best talent,” said Colin Druhan, executive director of Pride at Work Canada, a Toronto-based not-for-profit that assists employers to foster workplace cultures that recognize LGBTQ employees.

For many...