Rainbow HACSU members celebrated IDAHOBIT Day at the Clyde Hotel in Carlton attending the We Are Union Pride Network's Pride Chats launch.
The panel was diverse and shared their varying expriences of working in fields varying from IT to tertiary education in Melbourne and on the Murray. Everyone in the room was passionate about how to protec the LGBTIQ+ community from religious hatred - and how that extends to workplaces in religious organisations, including mental health and disability providers.
The panel featured:
The new Pride Chats are a great tool to bring LGBTIQ+ workers togetehr to discuss experiences of work and how being LGGTIQ+ affects that - and then working together to find solutions with collective action.
You can 1) Take the online survey!
2) Host a pride chat with your colleagues or friends. There's a training session on Friday 15th June at Trades Hall.
Click here to take the online survey - share your experiences and inform new organising resources for unions to be better at LGBTIQ+ issues and inclusion.