Empire State College/State University of New York
Penn State Harrisburg
This chapter traverses the relationship between sexual minorities and the field of human resource development. A common observation, in response to the proposition that issues of sexual orientation and gender identity and expression matter with respect to HRD initiatives, is that “sex does not belong in the workplace.” In the twenty years of diversity training experience of one of the authors, there is a resistance, often presented with neutral intentions, to the idea that this discussion even matters. However, the workplace ...