“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 ...
For Gay Men, Lesbians, and Bisexuals
Lesbians, gay men, and bisexuals have created one of the most diverse social and political movements in the world, spanning genders, races, nationalities, and more. But sharing perspectives with heterosexuals can be difficult for gay people because of past experiences of mistreatment. When gays, lesbians, and bisexuals have the courage to trust heterosexuals to help, however, all of our lives are that much richer and we are collectively stronger. The following items are good to keep in mind when working with heterosexual allies. Reflect on them and use the space below to record your thoughts either for yourself or to discuss with others.
- Bisexuals, lesbians, and gay men as a group, and you in particular, deserve heterosexual ...