Pride and Prejudice: Employment Discrimination against Openly Gay Men in the United States1

@article{Tilcsik2011PrideAP,
  title={Pride and Prejudice: Employment Discrimination against Openly Gay Men in the United States1},
  author={Andr{\'a}s Tilcsik},
  journal={American Journal of Sociology},
  year={2011},
  volume={117},
  pages={586 - 626}
}
  • András Tilcsik
  • Published 1 September 2011
  • Psychology
  • American Journal of Sociology
This article presents the first large-scale audit study of discrimination against openly gay men in the United States. Pairs of fictitious résumés were sent in response to 1,769 job postings in seven states. One résumé in each pair was randomly assigned experience in a gay campus organization, and the other résumé was assigned a control organization. Two main findings have emerged. First, in some but not all states, there was significant discrimination against the fictitious applicants who… 
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