A Broken Bargain for LGBT Workers of Color

This report examines how LGBT workers of color face unique challenges related to their race and ethnicity and their sexual orientation and/or gender identity in three areas: educational barriers; hiring bias and on-the-job discrimination; and unequal pay, benefits, and taxation. It also offers detailed recommendations for action to fix the broken bargain for LGBT workers of color by federal, state and local governments, as well as schools, colleges/universities, and employers.

Workplace Diversity and Public Policy: Challenges and Opportunities for Psychology

This article outlines both challenges and opportunities for psychology of issues related to diversity in education and work by looking at four groups currently marginalized in the U.S. workplace: women, people of color, sexual minorities, and people with disabilities. An overview of employment participation patterns for these groups is presented, workplace barriers arising from marginalized status are highlighted, and the article concludes with a discussion of work-related legislative and public policy fronts that can be informed and influenced by the contributions of psychologists.