Discrimination is a problem for men in female-dominated occupations

Discrimination is a problem for men in female-dominated occupations

New research provides evidence of “clear, consistent, and large discrimination” against men in female-dominated occupations in Sweden. The study indicates that women are more likely to receive a response to entry-level job applications than men are. Granberg and his colleagues found that women had higher positive employer response rates than men on average, an effect…

UK: Peer support needed for LGBT+ employees
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UK: Peer support needed for LGBT+ employees

LGBT+ employees are more likely to experience conflict and harassment at work than their heterosexual and cisgender colleagues, research from the CIPD has found. A study of more than 15,000 workers found that two in five (40 per cent) LGB+ employees and more than half (55 per cent) of trans workers experienced conflict in the…

Discrimination contributes to poorer heart health for LGBTQ adults

Discrimination contributes to poorer heart health for LGBTQ adults

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2020/10/201008083805.htm More than half (56%) of LGBTQ adults and 70% of those who are transgender or gender non-conforming report experiencing some form of discrimination, including the use of harsh or abusive language, from a health care professional. A new American Heart Association Scientific Statement, “Assessing and Addressing Cardiovascular Health in Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and…

Questions that employers can’t legally ask

Questions that employers can’t legally ask

Have you been asked one of these questions in a job interview? You’re well within your rights not to answer. https://t.co/4qJhYkLWSn — SEEK NZ (@seekjobsnz) July 28, 2018 Questions that dig for information beyond what is relevant to the role are not acceptable. Examples of questions that legally cannot be asked are: Are you married?…

If #straight #couples #treated #like #gay #on #vacation?

If #straight #couples #treated #like #gay #on #vacation?

https://www.lgbtqnation.com/2017/10/straight-couples-got-treated-like-gay-people-went-vacation/?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=Sendible&utm_campaign=RSS   t’s a world many could not fathom, one where straight couples are questioned, harassed, and discriminated against while trying to relax together on vacation. That reality is one that all too many gay couples face, a new study from Virgin Holidays shows. One of its depressing findings: Only five percent of LGBTQ couples feel…