A landmark study confirms the existence of a “gay glass ceiling”

    By: Nor Attisha on Jun 18, 2018

    Lila MacLellan writes, "Women’s rights and gender parity have dominated the public conversation about equality in the workplace in recent months, but a new study is a powerful reminder that the discussion needs to broaden.

    An analysis of data from UK households confirmed a suspicion long held by gay men and women: Gay employees are significantly less likely to be promoted to high-level managerial positions than their straight peers with comparable education and experience.

    In fact, gay men who do break through the “gay glass ceiling” are more highly educated than straight men in similar roles.

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    Released: June 18, 2018, 9:39 am
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