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Coming out: the experience of LGBT+ people in STEM

Barres, B. and Montague-Hellen, B. and Yoder, J. (2017) Coming out: the experience of LGBT+ people in STEM. Genome Biology, 18 (62). ISSN 1474-760X

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Abstract

Despite growing acceptance of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender people (LGBT; subsequently LGBT+ to encompass a spectrum of genders and sexualities), discrimination and alienation remain. A recent report [1] has shown that many STEM workplaces and professional culture can exclude people who identify as LGBT+ (Fig. 1). Genome Biology spoke to Beth Montague-Hellen, Jeremy Yoder, and Ben Barres about their personal experiences.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: Published by BioMed Central. All rights reserved. Reproduced in its final published form by permission of the publisher.
Uncontrolled Keywords: LGBT, STEM, Biology
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB2300 Higher Education
Q Science > Q Science (General)
Depositing User: Users 73 not found.
Date Deposited: 10 Aug 2017 09:48
Last Modified: 10 Aug 2017 09:48
URI: http://researchonline.bishopg.ac.uk/id/eprint/189

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