gay workers fear in Germany still seems to be in the Job, discriminated against. Only about one third of the outs against almost all of the colleagues in his or her environment, such as a study by the Boston Consulting Group, more than 4,000 young professionals in the world.

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In other countries, talk to Employees much more open about their homosexuality, so the result of the survey. In the U.S., more than half of the respondents indicated that most of the colleagues knew about their sexual orientation know, in the UK, almost two-thirds were even.

To be a taboo

For the study, lesbian and gay newcomers were also asked how they responded, if your boss asks for a shared lunch after your private life. 42 percent of German respondents said that they were in such a Situation to their supervisors false information about their relationship status by concealed, to live in a same-sex partnership, or set the tone, to be standing alone.

“sexual orientation is still a taboo in many German companies,” says study author Annika Zawadzki. “In order for the company, especially self-harm, because often an open-minded approach to the Job with a higher job satisfaction is associated with.”

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