In this survey, roughly one-third of those surveyed kept their sexual orientation hidden at work. Nancy Bazilchukbased on an article by Siw Ellen Jakobsen. Others tried to avoid occupations that they felt were intolerant to those who were not heterosexual. She found that many young members of the LGBT community thrive at their jobs. Read the Norwegian version of this article at forskning. Related content Being homosexual and disabled Ugandan anti-gay laws have not curbed homosexuality Nazis used own laws on German-Norwegian homosexuals New method gets staff to discuss workplace bullying The boss, not the workload, causes workplace depression. The review shows that while attitudes towards these individuals have become more tolerant over the years, many members of the LBGT community still experience discrimination in the job market.
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Young people from the LGBT community feel their sexual orientation puts limits on the types of jobs they can comfortably pursue. In this survey, roughly one-third of those surveyed kept their sexual orientation hidden at work. Denmark Sweden Norway Finland Iceland. Others tried to avoid occupations that they felt were intolerant to those who were not heterosexual. Nancy Bazilchukbased on an article by Siw Ellen Jakobsen. For example, LBGT youths avoided occupations that involved working with children because they were worried they might be accused of being paedophiles. In the beginning of the s, she was a senior television presenter in a series of revues from Gothenburg.
February 7, - This article includes a list of referencesbut its sources remain unclear because it has insufficient inline citations. Most read articles Feb. Newsletter Signup Email Address: Being able to talk openly during lunch about everyday things that concern a girlfriend or partner, for example, is important to thriving in the workplace. Read the Norwegian version of this article at forskning.