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Staff 2020/21 - Sexual orientation

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Staff 2020/21

Fields required from institutions in All fields

Sexual orientation

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valid entries
Short nameSEXORT

This field records the sexual orientation of the member of staff, on the basis of their own self-assessment

Applicable toEngland Northern Ireland Scotland Wales

All staff (Optional)

Valid entries and labels
02Gay man
03Gay woman/lesbian
98Information refused
99Not Available

Sexual orientation is recorded on the basis of the member of staff's own self-assessment.

Suggested question (recommended by Stonewall): What is your sexual orientation?

Advance HE has a number of resources relating to gathering information across the protected characteristics covered by the Equality Act 2010. If you have any further queries regarding equality monitoring, please view

Valid entry 99 'Not Available' should be used when the provider does not know the information e.g. the staff member did not respond to the request for information

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Part of
Field length2
Minimum occurrences0
Maximum occurrences1
Schema components
Element: SEXORT
OwnerAdvance HE
Date modified2021-03-22
Change management notesReferences to ECU have been removed and replaced by Advance HE.

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