The past year and a half’s political climate amid the coronavirus pandemic has exposed many unaddressed and longstanding problems in the workplace for the LGBTQ+ community and minorities, including equity, equality, inclusion and accessibility—areas of fundamental human rights and social justice as a whole. As public forums and community involvement around these issues of employer and corporate responsibility have increased in the media, there are still members of the LGBTQ+ community, predominantly the TQ+ members, who live in fear and hiding; closeted within the workplace. 

What will it take to make real, long-lasting change?