Welcome to Pride in Diversity

Pride in Diversity is Australia’s first and only national not-for-profit employer support program for all aspects of LGBTI workplace inclusion. Specialists in HR, organisational change and workplace diversity, Pride in Diversity has established itself as an internationally recognised program and a partner to many LGBTI employer support organisations across the globe. Pride in Diversity are also the publishers of the Australian Workplace Equality Index (AWEI), Australia’s national benchmarking instrument for all aspects of LGBTI workplace inclusion from which the Top 20 Employers for LGBTI employers is determined.

ACON and Pride in Diversity

Pride in Diversity is social inclusion initiative of ACON, who is New South Wales’ leading health promotion organisation specialising in HIV and lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) health. ACON’s mission is to enhance the health and wellbeing of LGBTI communities by ending HIV transmission and promoting the lifelong health of LGBTI people and people with HIV.

To find out more about ACON or any of their other program initiatives, please visit the ACON website.

One in two LGBTI Australians hide their identity in the workplace

This article appeared in the Sydney Morning Herald, WA Today and The Age on Tuesday 4th October. Close to one in two gay, lesbian and transgender Australians hide their sexual identity in the workplace for fear being "out" could damage their careers. Dawn Hough, director of ACON's Pride Inclusion Programs, which collected
3 Oct 2016 Read more

Ian Thorpe Joins Panel of OUT Athletes at MGFF

“Many of Australia’s sporting organisations are recognising positive steps need to be taken to ensure your sexuality, gender identity or intersex status does not impact your ability to play, watch or be involved with sport at any level.” READ MORE HERE
12 Feb 2016 Read more


Pride in Diversity and ACON are proud supporters of the Mardi Gras Film Festival, presented by QueerScreen, which starts two weeks from today, Feb 18 - Mar 3. Full program here Here are just some of the highlights: FEATURE FILMS THAT'S NOT US Three couples - one gay, one lesbian, one straight - on a weekend
3 Feb 2016 Read more

Our Related Programs


Australian Workplace Equality

The definitive national benchmark & awards for LGBTI workplace inclusion


Pride in Practice Conference

The only national conference dedicated to LGBTI workplace inclusion



An initiative for lesbian, bisexual and transgender women who wish to contribute to workplace inclusion and the greater visibility of out female role models.

Our Foundation Members

Foundation members