Tag Archives: sexual orientation

On SAGE Insight: Female Masculinity at Work: Managing Stigma on the Job

From Psychology of Women Quarterly The term “masculine women” describes women who identify, or are socially recognized, as women, yet display masculinity broadly through appearance, behavior, and interactional styles. Researchers have suggested that masculine women often identify as lesbian or queer … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Hate Crime Legislation Shapes Gay and Lesbian Target Groups: An Analysis of Social Construction, Law, and Policy

  From Criminal Justice Policy Review  Analyzing the effectiveness of hate crime laws and assessing their impacts is necessary, yet neglected.  This article is the first to attempt to quantitatively assess the impacts of hate crime laws on included social … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: LGBT health and healthcare

Focus issue From Journal of Research in Nursing There is a lack of confidence among health and social care staff, including those most relevant health and social care practitioners with direct responsibility for patient care, in their ability to understand … Continue reading

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Gender diversity in the boardroom key for LGBT friendly firms

Article title: Do women advance equity? The effect of gender leadership composition on LGBT- friendly policies in American firms From Human Relations in partnership with The Tavistock Institute This article finds that diversity in the boardroom is key to advancing … Continue reading

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Greater support needed for pregnant transgender men

Article title: Transgender men and Pregnancy From Obstetric Medicine Many transgender men who have the capacity to bear children are faced with barriers in the healthcare system as a result of a lack of training, argue the authors in this … Continue reading

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Gay and lesbian job seekers face discrimination

Sexual orientation discrimination in the United Kingdom’s labour market: A field experiment From Human Relations This study shows that discrimination of gay and lesbian job seekers is commonplace within both private firms and the public sector in the UK. The … Continue reading

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A shift in military support for the “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” policy aimed to keep homosexuals “in the closet”

Attitudes of Iraq and Afghanistan war veterans toward gay and lesbian service members From Armed Forces & Society The U.S. Department of Defense has long held that, as a general rule, homosexuality is incompatible with military service because it interferes … Continue reading

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