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Visible Allyship

How often do you visibly demonstrate your acceptance of LGBT individuals?

Always
Often
Occasionally
Never
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Past Polls

Inquiring Across Difference

How recently have you inquired across difference at work?

Past day
Past week
Past month
Past year
Never

Accountability for Inclusion

Are inclusion goals part of your personal performance review?

Yes
No
Not sure

Empowering Men

Does your workplace empower men to take part in gender initiatives?

Significantly
Moderately
A little
Not at all

Taking Paternity Leave

Do you know a man who has taken more than 10 days of paternity leave?

Yes
No
Not sure

Your Views on Diversity

Have your views on diversity changed over the last several years?

Significantly
Moderately
A little
Not at all

Going to ERGs that aren't

Have you taken part in an ERG that wasn't expressly "for you"?

Yes
No
Not yet!

Are Men Included?

Are diversity and inclusion initiatives at your company targeting men?

Yes
No
Not sure

Talking About Race

Common roadblocks arise when talking about race and ethnicity at work. What do you see most often?

"There isn't a problem."
"There's no benefit to talking."
"There will be negative consequences to my actions."

Women Mentors

Have you had a woman mentor or sponsor?

Yes
No

The Future of MeToo

Does the #MeToo movement make you more or less optimistic about the future?​

More optimistic
About the same
Less optimistic

Being Vulnerable As a Man

Do you find it hard to be vulnerable with other men?

Extremely
Very
Moderately
Slightly
Not at all

Company Culture

Has your company culture changed in the last several years?

Extremely
Very
Moderately
Slightly
Not at all

Masculine Norms

Which masculine norm has been most challenging for you?

Avoid all things feminine
Be a winner
Show no chinks in the armor
Be a man's man

Barriers to Men's Involvement

In your experience, what keeps men from getting involved in gender diversity initiatives?

Fear of making mistakes
Don't get personal relevance
Not sure where to start
Fear of other men's disapproval
Zero-sum thinking

Can Women Accept Men's Mistakes?

Are women prepared for men's mistakes in equity work?

Very prepared
Mostly prepared
Not very prepared
Hard to say

How Much Family Leave Did You Take?

How much family leave did you take as a new parent?

Less than one month
1-3 months
3-6 months
More than 6 months
Haven't taken family leave

What to do When You're Offended

If a colleague personally offends you, what do you do?​

Discuss it with them
Tell your manager
Report it to HR
Do nothing

Feminist Men

Do you personally know any men that identify as feminist (yourself included)?

Yes
No

Judged Differently

Have you noticed men and women being judged by different standards at work?

Yes
No

Partnering Across Race

Do you work with people who are a different race/ethnicity than you?​

Often
Rarely
Never

Do You Have Paternity Leave?

Does your workplace offer paternal leave?

Yes. Love it!
No. I will push for it!
Don't know. I will ask about it!

Hiding Names on CVs?

Should names be hidden on resumes to reduce bias?

Yes
No

A Man as Woman of the Year?

U2's Bono was named one of Glamour's Women of the Year. What's your take?

This award is for women!
He's helping women. Why not?
Ugh. Bono.

Cultures as Costumes

Cultures as costumes (e.g. dressing up as a Native American or Geisha): are they offensive?

Yes
No
There's no clear line

Gender Equal Behind the Wheel?

Who drives more (when you're both in the car)?

Male partner
Female partner
Equal

Locker Room Banter

Do you overhear locker-room banter on a regular basis?

Yes
No
Sometimes

Paid Family Leave for Guys

Should men and women get equal paid family leave?

Yes
No

Banning Gender-Segregated Clubs

Do gender-segregated college social groups like frats reinforce differences?

Yes
No

Transgender Visibility

Do you personally know someone who is transgender?

Yes
No
I don't know

Colin Kaepernick's Comments

Do you support 49ers QB Colin Kaepernick in his stand against unfair treatment of people of color?

Yes
No

Intervening

Have you ever intervened on behalf of a woman who was the target of unwanted or inappropriate comments?

Yes
No