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In honor of LGBTQ+ Pride month, the Office of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion and Spectrum will co-host LGBTQ+ Safe Zone training on Friday, June 24, from 1-2:30 p.m., CT. An interactive presentation created especially for the Fermilab community by the Spectrum LRG on creating welcoming and inclusive spaces. The focus is placed on using language accepted within the LGBTQ+ community and how we can all foster an environment of understanding, acceptance and equality. Presenters of this workshop are Fermilab employees…

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.