Microaggressions and Incivility Handout

If you’ve been involved in one of our Microaggressions or Bullying, Harassment and Incivility face-to-face or livestream workshops, this page signposts you to further content where you can find out more about microaggressions, everyday incivilities, and related issues.


What Is a Microaggression? Everyday Insults With Harmful Effects (ThoughtCo)

Microaggressions: More Than Just Race (Psychology Today)

Implicit Bias and Microaggressions: the Macro Impact of Small Acts | Derald Wing Sue (YouTube)

Microaggressions in Everyday Life (Amazon)

Ethnic Minorities Not “Hypersensitive” to Microaggressions, Research Shows (Society for Personality and Social Psychology)

What is the definition of microaggression? (YouTube)

“But you don’t look queer”: students challenge stereotypes with viral campaign (GLAAD)

The trouble with ‘microaggressions’ (The Conversation)

Microaggression (Wikipedia)


The Price of Incivility (Harvard Business Review)

When rudeness in teams turns deadly | Chris Turner | TEDxExeter (YouTube)

The hidden toll of workplace incivility (McKinsey Quarterly)

Why being respectful to your coworkers is good for business | Christine Porath | TED (YouTube)

Mastering Civility: A Manifesto for the Workplace (Amazon)

Crucial Accountability: Tools for Resolving Violated Expectations, Broken Commitments, and Bad Behaviour (Amazon)

Workplace incivility (Wikipedia)

Conversations and Allyship

I’ve Been Called Out For Causing Racial Harm. What Do I Do Now? (Forbes)

4 steps to properly address microaggressions at work (Fast Company)

Don’t Be an Ally, Be an Accomplice (Forge)

If you want to improve diversity, stop asking me to “meet you where you are” (Fast Company)

When and How to Respond to Microaggressions (Harvard Business Review)

5 easy ways to help LGBTQ staff feel like they belong in the workplace (Fast Company)

Inclusion at work: perspectives on LGBT+ working lives (CIPD Research)

Eliminating Microaggressions: The Next Level of Inclusion | Tiffany Alvoid | TEDxOakland (YouTube)

Dismantling Microaggressions Through the Power of Connection | Toya Webb | TEDxRushU (YouTube)

The Dehumanizing Condescension of White Fragility (The Atlantic)

Why I’m no longer talking to white people about race (The Guardian)

Not-racist v anti-racist: what’s the difference? (BBC)

Legal Positions

Harassment and bullying at work (CIPD Factsheet)

Equality Act 2010: guidance (gov.uk)

Your Rights to Equality at Work: Working Hours, Flexible Working and Time Off (Equality and Human Rights Commission PDF)

Equality Act 2010 – discrimination and your rights (Citizens Advice)