Straight Jobs – Gay Lives in Europe: A Roadshow for neglected Diversity aspects

Most people claim that a person’s sexual orientation is a private matter and should not be discussed in the workplace. In addition, many stereotypes prevail saying that gay men would typically be found in some few professional niches like hairdressers, shop assistants, dancers or flight attendants. Therefore, it had been quite a surprise when Sharon Siverstein and Annette Friskopp published their study of the professional careers and workplace experiences of more than a hundred gay or lesbian Harvard MBA alumni. Contine reading