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11/01/2007

Study: Feeling need to live a lie is -- sit down for this one -- hurtful

by Jeremy Hooper

A new questionnaire study of 500 LGB employees from companies across the nation shows that “fears about disclosing a gay identity at work had an overwhelmingly negative relationship with their career and workplace experiences and with their psychological well-being.” Read more at link:

Working “In the Closet” Hurts Both Employee and Employer [Newswise]

In a related story: Duh.

It's unclear if those bastard employees who create the sort of hostile work environment that forces their employees into the closet suffer any psychological repercussions for their actions. Those considering what we know about the common root of gay bias, it's likely that many unduly gay-hostile employers could've taken part in the aformentioned survey as well.

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