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Sexual Orientation

Overview

What is sexual orientation? This course helps to define sexual orientation under the Equality Act 2010 and considers how discrimination occurs as a result of this protected characteristic. We will consider each of the four types of discrimination to understand how the law applies in the workplace. This course raises awareness of the most common form of sexual orientation discrimination and ways in which this can be combatted at work. We look through what should be covered in equality training in order to highlight what you need to know to ensure everyone avoids discrimination and treats all people with respect.

Learning Outcomes

  • Define sexual orientation under the Equality Act 2010
  • Consider each of the four types of discrimination to understand how the law applies in the workplace
  • What should be covered in equality training in order to highlight what you need to know to ensure everyone avoids discrimination.