Some thoughts on ComingOut Day 2021

Today marks #ComingOutDay. Lesbian, Gay, Bi and Trans people who dare to do be out with regard to their sexual or romantic orientation and/or gender identity, either for the first time or as a repeated act for #LGBT+ visibility. But why is #ComingOut still important? Don’t we (LGBT’s) have what we want and need? Yes, in many countries LGBT+Continue reading “Some thoughts on ComingOut Day 2021”

Transgender Day of Visibility (TDOV) 2021

On 31st March the world (well, hopefully at least as many people as possible), celebrate TDOV, the international transgender day of visibility. TDOV is a day to show your support for trans and non-binary people. It aims to bring attention to the accomplishments of trans and non-binary around the globe while fighting discrimination and transphobiaContinue reading “Transgender Day of Visibility (TDOV) 2021”

Geschlechtergerechte Sprache

Was ist eigentlich geschlechtergerechte Sprache? Ein Aufreger, “Gedöns” für viele, selbstverständlich noch für wenige. Aber was ist das nun genau? Und was ist geschlechtergerecht, -inklusive und -neutral und warum ist das wichtig? Wenn auf Englisch jemand sagt “Draw a pilot”, werden die meisten einen männlichen Piloten malen. Der #genderpaygap besteht unter anderem, weil Frauen häufiger geringerbezahlte BerufeContinue reading “Geschlechtergerechte Sprache”

Why strategy says ‘We need to talk’

About strategy and tactics, business development and diversity Aren’t we all great at strategy? The holy grail of management, haven’t we all laid our managers’ hands on it. When it comes to decision-making, it becomes obvious that many of us have not listened to strategy and rather looked after tactics, hoping for a quick win.Continue reading “Why strategy says ‘We need to talk’”

Wait, there are more than two genders?

Today is Intersex Awareness Day. Every human being is born with an individual gender development. For a certain group of people, however, this results in a special position. It is estimated that up to 120,000 people in Germany live with a variant of gender development. These people are born with physical characteristics between the commonContinue reading “Wait, there are more than two genders?”

Das mit den Fähnchen…

…oder warum es für “echte Diversity” nicht reicht, als Unternehmen nur am Christopher Street Day die Regenbogenfahne zu schwenken. In meinem Gespräch mit Florian Gontek für DER SPIEGEL ging es darum, wie es um LGBT+ Diversity in der juristischen Welt bestellt ist und warum es immer noch mehr Engagement auf dem Weg zu wahrer Diversity &Continue reading “Das mit den Fähnchen…”