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Being a Supportive Colleague, Parent or Friend

to LGBTQ+ People

Helsa LGBTQ+ Training Workshop C

60min Talk/Keynote - 90min Workshop Session

What is covered in this training workshop?

  • How to be a supportive ally to your LGBTQ+ colleagues, friends and family members

  • Gender minorities, pronouns and names

  • Transitioning at work

  • Coming out at work

  • Code of conduct in the workplace

  • A good workplace vs a bad workplace

  • Micro-aggressions 

  • Unconscious bias, preconceptions and unintended consequences

  • How to be a supportive parent to your LGBTQ+ child

"Extremely informative, open way to ask questions we're afraid to ask for fear of offending and absolutely essential today to ensure full inclusivity"

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Who is this training workshop aimed at? 

​Whilst this training workshop is suitable for anyone, it's particularly useful for non-LGBTQ+ people as it's focused on how to best support your LGBTQ+ colleagues, family members or friends. It's aimed at people who are keen to to increase their knowledge and understanding of sexual and gender minority people, and willing to make changes in their everyday lives to become more supportive and engaged with the LGBTQ+ community. 

What are the main takeaways from this training workshop?

​Following the completion of this training workshop, participants will be well equipped on how to be a supportive colleague, friend, ally, parent, child or sibling to the LGBTQ+ people in their lives. They will feel comfortable and confident in using inclusive language, terminology and pronouns, and have gained a sound understanding of appropriate code of conduct in the workplace. Parents to LGBTQ+ kids will also bet better equipped to support their children through their sexual and/or gender minority identity development. 

Format Options

60min Training

60min training session consisting of 40min presentation with interactive elements, followed by 20min Q&A 

For small to medium group sizes

90min training session consisting of 2 40min workshop sessions mixing presentation, group discussions and activities, followed by 10min Q&A 

For small to medium group sizes

60min training session consisting of 40min presentation with interactive elements followed by 20min Q&A


For larger groups 

90min Workshop

60min Keynote

Want to find out more? 

Contact us to discuss pricing, bookings and special requirements. We are always happy to customise our training workshops to fit your specific needs.

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How are the training workshops delivered? 

Our training workshops can be delivered either online or in person. We are based out of London, UK, but are always happy to travel to our clients location. Contact us to discuss logistical details such as participant numbers, costs and special requirements further. 

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