Chart of the day: In a recent paper, we provide the first large-scale systematic evidence on the relationship between a minority sexual orientation and workplace authority Aksoy et al. 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. Some have also experienced discrimination and harassment. Children are so hungry in one British town they are eating from bins Alex Thornton 07 Feb Read the Norwegian version of this article at forskning. Measures of managerial authority in the workplace.
Our analysis yields clear and surprising findings for gay men.
Challenges for LGBT people in the workplace and how to overcome them
How can businesses support their LGBT workforce? Threads collapsed expanded unthreaded. Third, inequalities in authority across gender or ethnic groups may be key mechanisms that generate and sustain inequalities in workplace outcomes. What needs to change within businesses to create an inclusive environment? We analyse confidential data from the UK Integrated Household Surveys which asked individuals directly about their sexual orientation, as well as containing a raft of individual, household, and workplace questions. The opportunities are endless for any business that wants to promote diversity but change will not come over night. However, support isn't just needed during Pride; businesses can benefit from pledging their alliance all year round.
Show 25 25 50 All. January 29, - How can businesses support their LGBT workforce? Others tried to avoid occupations that they felt were intolerant to those who were not heterosexual. Work and identity are strongly intertwined in the Western world. Very little empirical research has addressed these questions, despite a now comprehensive examination of how lesbian and gay earnings compare to those of heterosexuals e. They also thought it was important that they be accepted at the workplace.