This year, International ‘Coming Out’ Day falls on Sunday 11 October, so to mark the occasion, some of our colleagues, who identify as LGBT, have shared their stories about coming out, as well as their thinking around why having an LGBT Supporters’ Network is so vital.
Zoe Ward, Contract Support Analyst, Gas Distribution and Pride Events Co-Ordinator
“My experience of being LGBT in National Grid has been very positive. I have never felt that I have been treated differently to any of my colleagues due to my orientation.” Read more
Patrick Fox, UK Production Officer, Corporate Affairs and Pride Communications Lead
“I joined National Grid almost ten years ago as a shy 16-year-old, hiding a, what is now irrelevant, secret that made me feel as though I was different.” Read more
Melanie Jackson, Business Analyst, IS and Pride Co-Lead
“My experience of coming out as trans(gender) was perhaps unexpected. I grew-up in all male environment and attended a boys’ school.” Read more