Timeline:

8th July 2020
' Nominations Open '
6th August 2020
' Nominations Close '
14th October 2020
' Shortlist Announced '
4th December 2020
' Awards Ceremony '

The Advancing Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Intersex (LGB&TI) Inclusion Award

An award for an individual, team, group or network initiating and leading action to remove barriers and improve the working experience and engagement levels of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Intersex employees, or demonstrating excellence in the delivery of services to LGB&TI people. Nominations should indicate how the nominee meets one or more of the following criteria:
 
Lead Element:

  • Acts as a role model or ally in championing LGB&TI issues, proactively raising awareness of the issues for and experiences of LGB&TI civil servants.

Other Criteria: 

  • Leads positive actions or interventions to improve services to LGB&TI citizens.
  • Proactively contributes to a culture where LGB&TI civil servants feel included, safe and supported.
  • Leads positive actions or interventions to enable talented LGB&TI employees to realise their full potential.
  • Can demonstrate the impact of, and positive outcomes from, an intersectional approach (viewing personal demographics such as age, ethnicity, sexual orientation, social mobility, disability and gender in combination instead of in isolation).
  • Takes proactive steps to challenge and address bullying, harassment or discrimination against LGB&TI employees. 
  • Takes proactive steps to increase sexual orientation reporting rates in their team, department or organisation or across the Civil Service.
  • Can demonstrate positive outcomes arising from their interventions for individuals and the organisation, and can demonstrate the potential for scaling up or demonstrating initiatives for other parts of the Civil Service.