People are still afraid to stop homophobic ‘banter’ at work, survey finds
People are still too afraid to stand up against homophobic ‘banter’ overheard in the workplace, a survey has found.
Offensive language like ‘you’re so gay’, faggot’ and ‘fairy’ are still used at work, but people don’t have the courage to speak out against it, according to a report called LGBT Allies: The Power of Friends.
This woman cancelled her wedding after a psychic told her it wouldn’t work Nearly 3,000 people across 60 countries were asked in a survey what homophobic language they’d overheard at work and if they acted upon it.
Of those overhearing anti-LGBT discussions, 57% said they... read more
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