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Progress begins with pride

Resources for LGBT+ professionals and their allies

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Learn more about diversity and inclusion at IBM →

Progress begins with pride

Resources for LGBT+ professionals and their allies

View the LGBT+ timeline ↓

Learn more about diversity and inclusion at IBM →

#ProudIBMers

We asked IBMers what pride at work means to them

Stacy Graffam Headshot

“Pride for me is being comfortable bringing all of who you are to work.”

Stacy Graffam
Accelerate Agile Expert,
18 years at IBM

Andidiong Akpe Headshot

“Pride to me is visibility. It’s being seen.”

Andidiong Akpe
Digital Strategist,
6 years at IBM

Juan Lopez Gutierrez Headshot

“Pride to me means being an out role model.”

Juan Lopez Gutierrez
GBS Consulting Diversity Partner,
3 years at IBM

Stacy Graffam Headshot

“Pride for me is being comfortable bringing all of who you are to work.”

Stacy Graffam
Accelerate Agile Expert,
18 years at IBM

Andidiong Akpe Headshot

“Pride to me is visibility. It’s being seen.”

Andidiong Akpe
Digital Strategist,
6 years at IBM

Juan Lopez Gutierrez Headshot

“Pride to me means being an out role model.”

Juan Lopez Gutierrez
GBS Consulting Diversity Partner,
3 years at IBM

Ease the transition

Ease the transition

A supportive employer can have a massive impact on the life of a transgender employee who is transitioning. Gender Transition in the Global Workplace outlines best practices and a comprehensive approach for managers, teams, HR support staff, executives and the employee themselves.

Turn employees into allies

Turn employees into allies

In this collection, IBMers talk about how IBM’s legacy of support and empowerment for its LGBT+ employees allowed them to thrive in their careers. Meet IBM’s Out Role Models and Leaders and learn about IBM’s leadership in equal rights for all employees.

Benefit everyone

Benefit everyone

A person transitioning may spend as much as $200,000 on therapies, treatments, drugs, surgeries, wardrobe and official paperwork. According to SVP Bridget van Kralingen, easing these costs with a benefits plan that’s LGBT+ inclusive is a win for your employees and your business.

I can be my best by being myself

I can be my best by being myself

Working at IBM, Ella is able to be herself every day, while building on IBM’s history of an inclusive diversity culture.

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