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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

Obesity affects job prospects for women, study finds

Academics / General Science : Science Codex (2 years ago)

Obese women are more likely to be discriminated against when applying for jobs and receive lower starting salaries than their non-overweight colleagues, a new study has found. read more Read Post

Pregnant women still face discrimination

Academics / General Science : Science Fair (6 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


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