»LGBT friendly« certificate

»LGBT friendly« certificate is a project of Municipality of Ljubljana. Its main purpose is to raise awareness on the dilemma, difficulties and discrimination faced by LGBT persons which are usually not even noticed from heterosexual persons’ perspective being self-evident (for instance, chat about partner, about children). The objective is to create an all-inclusive positive atmosphere of workplace itself and towards customers.

 

Awareness raising process is carried out as education course of managerial personnel of individual organisation. The course includes topics related to fundamental human rights and learning about specific needs of LGBT persons. Managerial personnel is then equipped to transfer gained knowledge to their subordinates and in charge of inclusion of the idea of equal treatment and ensuring of human rights for all employees and customers.

 

Educational course for LGBT Friendly certificate is carried out by DIC Legebitra, ŠKUC association, Institute Transfeminist initiative TransAkcija.

Up until now following companies/organisation were cerified LGBT friendly:

  • City Administration of the Municipality of Ljubljana
  • Health Care Centre Ljubljana
  • Public Housing Fund Ljubljana
  • Institute for Home Care Ljubljana
  • National Institute of Public Health
  • Ljubljana Castle
  • Snaga d.o.o.
  • Public Institute Ljubljana Tourism
  • Kinodvor City Cinema
  • Mala ulica – Family Centre
  • Mladinsko Theatre
  • France Bevk Elementary School
  • Radio Kaos
  • Javni holding Ljubljana

For more on the project and to apply for the lgbt friendly certificate go to:

 

MUNICIPALITY OF LJUBLJANA WEB SITE