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You’ve heard of the gender pay gap – but what about the ‘sexuality wage gap’?
How being a gay man or lesbian impacts on your earning power
Try out PMC Labs and tell us what you think. Learn More. Programs on commercial broadcast networks were less likely to have nonheterosexual content than those on cable networks, especially those on premium cable movie networks. Implications of the continued lack of attention to sexual minorities are discussed for both heterosexual and nonheterosexual viewers. Sexual content of programming on American television has changed substantially since the medium was first invented more than 50 years ago. At its inception, television rarely presented sexual themes, and throughout the early decades of television, topics such as pregnancy, contraception, and other aspects of characters' sexuality were considered too sensitive to be portrayed or discussed in television shows.
New research confirms the “sexuality pay gap” is real
These are the core obsessions that drive our newsroom—defining topics of seismic importance to the global economy. Our emails are made to shine in your inbox, with something fresh every morning, afternoon, and weekend. Over time, pay discrimination has persisted, but the pay differential appears to be decreasing. In , Marieka Klawitter, professor of public policy and governance at the University of Washington, undertook a meta-analysis of 31 studies published between and , from the US and other developed countries.
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