2017 05 17 IDAHOT

IDAHOT Day – the International Day against Homophobia and Transphobia, is an opportunity to recognise the sexual orientation, intersex and gender identity diversity in our teams and in our lives.

On 17 May 1990, the World Health Organisation removed homosexuality from its list of mental health disorders.

There are many lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex people who are contributing to Defence across all groups and services.

Everyone should to feel safe and valued at work – with the opportunity to be themselves and can achieve their potential.

Since everyone has a sexual orientation and gender identity, inclusion helps everyone get the most out of their teams.

Our infographic explains these diversity attributes further:

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About the Author
Author: Vince Chong
Vince is the President of DEFGLIS. He is a project manager and an electronics engineer. He served as communications officer from 2005-2009 and President from 2012 onwards.
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