HR Policy Resource Center

LGBT Aid and Development Workers is trying to compile policies into an open, free resource center. At this Resource Center any individual, organization, or company can find comprehensive examples of LGBT HR policies used by others.

If your organization is willing to share policies or statements with us please contact us.


Sample HR Policies

If your organization is willing to share their policies or if you are currently working on a project similar to ours please contact us.

Sample Declaration of Domestic Partnership – American Association of US Professors

Workplace Gender Transition in an Embassy Environment – U.S. Department of State (special thanks to GLIFAA for providing)


International Resources


Position Paper on Mobility – Statement – UN-GLOBE

Position Paper on Same-sex Unions – Statement UN-GLOBE


Dignity for All: LGBTI Assistance Program – Website – Freedom House

International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission – Website – IGLHRC

International Laws Protecting Transgender Workers – Article – HRC


US Based Resources

Advocating for LGBT Equality in Your Workplace – Article – HRC

Anchoring Equality: How U.S. Corporations Can Build Equal and Inclusive Global Work Forces – Report – The Council for Global Equality

Diversity Training on Gender Expression and Identity – Article – HRC

Diversity Training Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Issues – Article – HRC

Employment Policies: Adding Gender Identity as a Protected Category – Article – HRC

Establishing an Employee Resource Group – Article – HRC

Establishing Domestic Partner Benefits – Article – HRC

(Note: many of these resources are from Human Rights Campaign, which has a wide range of resources dedicated to helping companies be more LGBT inclusive. While they do not specialize in NGOs or international institutions, there is plenty of overlap.)