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- ショクバ ニ オケル セイテキ マイノリティ ノ コンナン : シュウニュウ オヨビ キンゾク イヨク ノ タヘンリョウ カイセキ
- Challenges of Sexual and Gender Minorities in the Workplace: Multivariate Analyses of Income and Willingness to Continue Working
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This research analyzes the effect of being a sexual and/or genderminority on income, and the effect of discriminatory language andbehavior toward sexual and gender minorities in the workplace onwillingness to continue working. Utilizing the “Survey on LGBT Issues in theWorkplace Environment 2014” conducted by Nijiiro Diversity, a nonprofitorganization, the multiple regression analyses reveal that being a minorityin terms of sexual orientation and being a transgender individual haveeffects on income, without control variables. With control variables, theassociation between income and identifying as lesbian or gay, identifyingas bisexual when gender at birth was male, or being a transgenderindividual whose gender at birth was female became insignificant.However, even after controlling other variables, being a bisexual whosegender at birth was female, being a transgender whose assigned gender atbirth was male, and possessing other sexual orientations had negativeeffects on income. This suggests that economic discrimination againstsexual and gender minorities affects various categories of sexual andgender minorities differently. Further, findings indicate that the existenceof discriminatory language and behavior toward sexual and genderminorities in the workplace has a negative effect on willingness to continueworking. As this paper used a web survey, the conclusions should not beovergeneralized.
- Gender and Sexuality
Gender and Sexuality 10 91-118, 2015-03-31