Lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans

About the network

The LGBT Staff Network is for all staff members who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual or trans (LGBT). The network also welcomes members of staff who are questioning their sexuality. 

LGBT Terms of Reference (PDF, 31.92 KB)

Network meetings

The group meets quarterly, at various locations across the County. Attendance at meetings is permitted within the working day, with manager agreement, and every effort is made to maintain confidentiality with regard to network membership.

What we do

The Network aims to support LGBT staff and work towards equal opportunities in terms of improving policies, procedures, practices, recruitment, retention and career development for LGBT employees as well as exploring other areas of common interest.  The Network is also able to provide a consultative service and advise in matters of policy and working practices in regards to the broader LGBT community.

LGBT Staff Network FAQ (PDF, 44.75 KB)

If you have any questions or wish to contribute to the development or membership of the group, contact us by e-mailing the Network LGBTnetwork@warwickshire.gov.uk

LGBT resource library

Stonewall Publications Library Good practice guides and research form Stonewall, a charity working for equality and justice for lesbians, gay men and bisexuals.

HRC – Coming Out Guide 
Human Rights Campaign guide to coming out.
Equality and Human Rights Commission
Commission to challenge discrimination, and to protect and promote human rights.
Age UK
Information and advice about your options for planning for later life.
MANPG – Guide for Parents of LGBT Children (pdf, 1.94Mb)
This guide aims to help you answer the question “what do I do?”, it gives parents, family members and loved ones advice and support, if you’re unsure about what to do or how to react if your child or someone close to you has ‘come out’.
NHS Sexual Health Resource
The site has links to all kinds of advice on LGB sexual health matters.
National Aids Trust
This site contains information, guidance and help regarding HIV/AIDS.
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