What does LGBTQ discrimination look like?
That’s actually somewhat of a trick question. Oftentimes, it doesn’t “look” like anything — because it’s usually coded and covert.
Furthermore, as author Britt East writes in his recent TLNT article, “Getting Real About Corporate Homophobia,”[W]e have weaponized our shortcomings [as human beings] as a means to make ourselves feel powerful on the backs of others. And many workplaces offer little sanctuary.”
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East goes on to shed light on the invisible ways that homophobia at work takes place. It’s an insightful article into the nuanced ways that bigotry becomes abuse in workplaces.