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Metro news: ‘I had to pretend to be someone I wasn’t’: The reality of LGBTQ work discrimination


Thomas Roulet, Associate Professor in Organisation Theory, is featured in this article about research commissioned by The Body Shop, which shows more than half of LGBTQ+ people said they act differently at work compared to in their personal lives to avoid discrimination. 

‘It can trigger disengagement from work, disidentification with the organisation, and often negative life consequences such as stress and depression,’ Thomas explains. ‘It can also cause the internalisation of the discrimination, where the individual feels like they deserve it.’

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