Turing’s children: Representation of sexual minorities in STEM

  title={Turing’s children: Representation of sexual minorities in STEM},
  author={Dario Sansone and Christopher S. Carpenter},
  journal={PLoS ONE},
We provide nationally representative estimates of sexual minority representation in STEM fields by studying 142,641 men and women in same-sex couples from the 2009–2018 American Community Surveys. These data indicate that men in same-sex couples are 12 percentage points less likely to have completed a bachelor’s degree in a STEM field compared to men in different-sex couples. On the other hand, there is no gap observed for women in same-sex couples compared to women in different-sex couples… 

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