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How LGBTQ 'Allyship' Can Transform the Office

Showing support can have a profound impact on employees

A return on investment, or ROI, is a key term used by business leaders as they assess the bottom line.

But a return on equality, or "ROE," is just as important, said Todd Sears, founder and CEO of Out Leadership, a global LGBTQ business advisory that focuses on equal rights in the workplace.

Showing support for the LGBTQ community through ally programs, open conversations, promotion considerations and even desk stickers can have a profound impact on employees. Coqual CEO Lanaya Irvin says "allyship does mean you have to be willing to intervene, willing to disrupt bias, willing to use your privilege to lift up and amplify the experiences of others, honoring their perspectives.

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