From the New York Times, July 28, 2021: On Wednesday, a group of laboratories including Fermilab and major scientific publishers, announced an agreement that aims to simplify the process of applying new names to old papers for transgender scientists by shifting much of the administrative labor from the researcher to the laboratory.
From NBC News, July 28, 2021: Read more about how Fermilab is committed to the effort to help reduce barriers for trans researchers, coordinated by Berkeley Lab. This new partnership was announced Wednesday among all of the Department of Energy’s 17 U.S. national laboratories and many prominent publishers, journals and other organizations in scientific publishing that will streamline the name change request process in past published papers for researchers.
As we close LGBTQ Pride Month and look forward to International LGBT STEM Day celebrations on July 5, Fermilab proudly supports inclusion and recognizes the contributions of the LGBTQ+ community in STEM. Workforce and workplace diversity, equity and inclusion are laboratory and DOE Office of Science priorities.
Join Spectrum, the lab resource group dedicated to the LGBTQ+ community, for a fun-filled Pride celebration on Monday, July 1, in the Wilson Hall atrium. What’s going on? From 9 a.m.-3 p.m., stop by the Spectrum table to chat with members of the LRG and guests from PFLAG, the largest U.S. organization uniting families and allies with members of the LGBTQ+ community. Also at the table, grab soame rainbow swag to show your pride. We’ll have free rainbow fidget spinners,…