Society has moved along from when I was a child and being LGBT+ is much more accepted these days
My name is Lucia Bellanti, and I work in Vodafone Group Enterprise Commercial and Operations as an External Communications and Engagement Specialist.
The LGBT+ community has always been a very big part of my life, it’s my safe place, the place I feel at home and somewhere I can truly be me without fear of judgment or backlash.
At Vodafone, we marked LGBT History Month by sharing some of our stories and experiences with our colleagues. I decided to share my story too, and the cautionary tale it tells…
Immigration for LGBT+ partners remains a challenge, including for some colleagues in Vodafone
I’m here because of the support I received from my colleagues and friends at Vodafone, my friends and families, The George House Trust and LGBT+ community.
For the first time ever I began to feel like I could be who I truly am.
Life is for living with who you are and being true to your soul.
We’ve just launched a new process to support our transgender customers in getting the proof they need to support their application for a Gender Recognition Certificate.
"Working at Vodafone is all about helping people feel ready to benefit from new technology"
Reggie, Customer Service Team Leader