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“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 ...


Here are a few situations drawn from DIVERSOPHY™, a popular training game. The questions are on this page and the answers are on page 52. If you like, you can can cut these out and use the cards as a discussion starter with friends or coworkers. More information about this game is found in the Resources section at the end of this book.

Here are the answers to the questions. In such human situations, there may be other, even better answers. Have you been in similar situations yourself? How well do you feel you handled them?

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