Research Handbook of Diversity and Careers
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Research Handbook of Diversity and Careers

Edited by Adelina M. Broadbridge and Sandra L. Fielden

This unique Research Handbook covers a wide range of issues that affect the careers of those in diverse groups: age, disability, gender, race, religion, sexuality and transgender, as well as appearance. International experts from a variety of backgrounds contribute chapters in their given fields, reviewing current thinking, practices, initiatives and developments within the field, as well as presenting a wide-ranging and holistic coverage of the topic.
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Chapter 32: Trans-ferring in the workplace

Jackie Jones


The chapter provides an overview of some of the most pressing issues faced by trans individuals that constitute barriers not only in the workplace, but also in society at large. Generally, it is not safe to be a transsexual. Across the global workplace, some fundamental steps are missing that could assist trans individuals to transition in the workplace, including increased awareness-raising, understanding of the complexities for workers transitioning, and non-discriminatory policies and practices. These barriers must be addressed before we can talk in terms of true transformative change that creates a work environment that not only allows trans workers to be themselves during working hours, but also permits them the same promotion opportunities and career progression as others.

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