Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people who are 'out' at work waste little energy hiding aspects of their personalities, meaning they feel more confident and progress within the business. However, many remain in the closet. Most of Europe and the US is relatively accepting of the LGBT community; the issues that gay and trans people face here are minor in comparison to countries where displays of homosexuality can lead to prison, torture and death.
A new study shows that discrimination of gay and lesbian job seekers is commonplace within both private firms and the public sector in the UK. The firms who offer interviews to gay male candidates pay an average salary of 2. For lesbian women the average salary is 1.
The following is an interview with a close friend who agreed to sit down and answer my ridiculous questions regarding gays and lesbians. These questions are meant to be ridiculous— satirical, even— to point out the absurd line of thinking many people have in regards to their fellow human beings. The questions stem from a wide range of subjects including my own random questions that may have nothing to do with anything.
Schools should be safe places for everyone. But in the Philippines, students who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender LGBT too often find that their schooling experience is marred by bullying, discrimination, lack of access to LGBT-related information, and in some cases, physical or sexual assault. In recent years, lawmakers and school administrators in the Philippines have recognized that bullying of LGBT youth is a serious problem, and designed interventions to address it.
Dan Littauer 8 April A survey published today suggests that discrimination against lesbian and gay job seekers is commonplace across the United Kingdom. Dr Nick Drydakis of Anglia Ruskin University carried out a research that included first-time job seekers students from 12 randomly selected Universities across the UK making 11, applications to firms.
An investigation by a D. C-based nonprofit civil rights organization finds that there appears to be a significant level of hiring discrimination against gay and lesbian job applicants in the Old Dominion. As part of its testing regimen, the ERC conducted 10 matched-pair tests at companies in Virginia, where a straight applicant and a gay or lesbian applicant with identical or similar demographic information and nearly identical qualifications both applied for the same position.
Nothing, though, could prepare Evans for her experiences at the Georgia Regional Hospital. After getting a job at the psychiatric care facility inshe claims that she faced constant harassment by her supervisor. Moss denied her career advancement instead selecting a less-qualified colleague for a promotion, as Evans claimed in court filings.
Jennifer Ludden. With new momentum for same-sex marriage from the Supreme Courtgays and lesbians are hoping for progress in another sphere: the workplace. In more than half the country, it's still legal to fire people because of their sexual orientation or gender identity.
The study, the first of its kind ever conducted in the UK, found that gay applicants of both sexes are 5 per cent less likely to be offered a job interview than heterosexual applicants with comparable skills and experience. The firms who offer interviews to gay male candidates pay an average salary of 2 per cent less than those who invite heterosexuals for interview. For lesbian women the average salary is 1. Gay men receive the fewest invitations for interviews in traditionally male-dominated occupations like accounting, banking, finance and management jobs, whereas lesbians receive the fewest invitations for interviews in traditionally female-dominated occupations such as social care, social services and charity jobs.