Stonewall shares strategies for retailers seeking to be more inclusive of trans people

The head of private sector partnerships at Stonewall, an Out Leadership partner organization, has shared some strategies customer-facing retail businesses like supermarkets can employ to become more inclusive for trans employees and customers in the English trade publication The Grocer.

Trans employees still face a harsh road in Britain, with Stonewall’s recent Trans Report revealing that 12% of trans employees have been physically attacked by a colleague or customer in the last year.

“Supermarkets can … offer staff a voluntary way to share their preferred gender pronoun with a badge. Giving employees a simple way to indicate how they identify, so people can use the right pronoun when talking to them, helps ensure everyone is accepted and comfortable.”

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