TITLE

Tackle 'pockets of homophobia.'

AUTHOR(S)
Phillips, Lucy
PUB. DATE
May 2007
SOURCE
People Management;5/31/2007, Vol. 13 Issue 11, p11
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses a survey of more than 2,000 adult by gay rights campaigner Stonewall which found that 93 per cent of people were comfortable with having a gay boss. It was found that there had been an improvement in attitudes towards gay workers, but the need to take responsibility for addressing minority prejudices is also cited. A statement was issued by Stonewall policy officer Katherine Cowan applauding the shift in attitudes towards gays in the workplace.
ACCESSION #
37793784

 

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