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If there is HR, you can have a HIPAA protected conversation about benefits that they are legally not allowed to share with unauthorized parties. [http://www.hrc.org/resources/entry/transgender-inclusive-benefits-are-my-employers-benefits-inclusive More on this at the HRC site] - the information there is specific to asking about gender-identity-related healthcare, but the advice should generalize. There's also the Microactivism Wiki for information specifically about trans-inclusive healthcare coverage [http://microactivism.wikia.com/wiki/Micro-Activism_Wiki here].
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In the United States, if there is HR, you can have a HIPAA protected conversation about benefits that they are legally not allowed to share with unauthorized parties. [http://www.hrc.org/resources/entry/transgender-inclusive-benefits-are-my-employers-benefits-inclusive More on this at the HRC site] - the information there is specific to asking about gender-identity-related healthcare, but the advice should generalize. There's also the Microactivism Wiki for information specifically about trans-inclusive healthcare coverage [http://microactivism.wikia.com/wiki/Micro-Activism_Wiki here].

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Here are some questions that you can ask, as a potential employee, to gauge the friendliness of a work environment to women or other marginalized people.

Career path

  • what does your career ladder look like?
  • what did the career progression look like for the last woman who held a position like this one?
  • how many women have been there for over 2 years?
  • how much mobility is there between teams?

Company culture

  • what are community meetups that people from the company participate in?
  • how many people are entry/mid/late career?

Benefits information

In the United States, if there is HR, you can have a HIPAA protected conversation about benefits that they are legally not allowed to share with unauthorized parties. More on this at the HRC site - the information there is specific to asking about gender-identity-related healthcare, but the advice should generalize. There's also the Microactivism Wiki for information specifically about trans-inclusive healthcare coverage here.