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Beautiful women face discrimination in certain jobs, study finds

New research shows that beautiful women are discriminated against when applying for "masculine" jobs or when looks don't matter.
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Employers less likely to interview openly gay men for job openings: Study

Academics / General Science : Science Codex (3 years ago)

A new study suggests that openly gay men face substantial job discrimination in certain parts of the U.S. The study, which is the largest of its kind to look at job discrimination against gay men, found that employers in the South a... Read Post

Pregnant women still face discrimination

Academics / General Science : Science Fair (7 years ago)

Thirty years after a federal law was enacted to protect pregnant women from job discrimination, research suggests mothers-to-be still face obstacles in the workplace. In one study, research assistants inquiring about retail jobs som... Read Post

Acknowledging appearance reduces bias when beauties apply for masculine jobs, says CU-led study

Academics / General Science : Science Codex (4 months ago)

Past research shows physical beauty can be detrimental to women applying for masculine jobs. But belles can put the brakes on discrimination by acknowledging their looks during an interview, according to a new study led by the Unive... Read Post

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