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Study finds LGBT applicants 23 percent less likely to get a job interview

Tweet A new study, conducted by the Equal Rights Center and Freedom to Work, compared the responses to 100 pairs of fictional applications for jobs with government contractors. Each pair included an “LGBT application” that listed experience at an LGBT organization, and a “non LGBT application” that names similar roles in organizations that are not [...]
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Associated Press headline erases partner rape

Tweet“Study: 1 in 10 men in parts of Asia have raped” That’s the original Associated Press headline for an article about a study that found that about 1 in 4 men in Bangladesh, China, Cambodia, Indonesia, Sri Lanka and Papua New Guinea committed rape, as Slate reports. The 1 in 10 number refers specifically to stranger [...]
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Study confirms that women don’t speak up as much when outnumbered by men

TweetA new study confirms what most of us probably already know: Scholars at Brigham Young University and Princeton examined whether women speak less than men when a group collaborates to solve a problem. In most groups that they studied, the time that women spoke was significantly less than their proportional representation – amounting to less [...]
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