“Nonheterosexuals face an enormous amount of hostility and discrimination from many heterosexuals in the workplace and in society as a whole. This excellent book educates the reader about how individuals' sexual orientation may affect both how well they are accepted by their coworkers, and how they react to coworkers. It is useful in courses or training programs on diversity in general or on this particular topic. It also may be used by individuals outside of courses who simply want to learn more about sexual orientation as a workplace issue and about themselves. Amy J. Zuckerman and George F. Simons's book is definitely the best book on the topic.” --Gary N. Powell, Department of Management, University of Connecticut Sexual orientation is one of the most controversial ...
Part 2: The Personal Challenge
We each face the challenge of working on our own beliefs and behaviors around others' sexual orientation. Part 2 will look at our own patterns of thought and how we can overcome damaging stereotypes about each other. With this information, we can increase our understanding of, respect for, and cooperation with those whose sexual orientation and experience of life may be quite different from our own.