Sunday, October 16, 2011

LGBTQ People in the Closet at Work

Connecticut Freedom From Workplace Bullies Week   Speaker Karen Sumberg, Director of the Center for Work-Life Policy, NEW YORK and author of a study on Gays In the Closet at Work Tuesday, October 18, 2011
4:30 pm-6:00 pm Founders Hall, inside Davidson Hall, at Central Connecticut State University Click HERE for more information

The Power of "Out" by by Sylvia Ann Hewlett and Karen SumbergUntil now, the direct line has not been clearly drawn between the corporate closet and the revolving door. New research from the Center for Work-Life Policy quantifies the loss to U.S. companies that fail to create a workplace hospitable to their lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender employees. Our data show the consequences of LGBT employees forced to keep their lives and loved ones a secret from colleagues. Also included in the report are cutting-edge initiatives employed by a range of companies to break down barriers for their LGBT employees. 

Our Speaker at 4:30 on Tuesday, Oct. 18, Karen Sumberg, Director of the Center for Work-Life Policy, gave this interview with NPR:

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