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LGBTQ+ women happier when they can bring their full selves to work

Welcoming and positive workplaces make it easier for LGBTQ+ women to be out. And being out has positive psychological effects that contribute to happiness and career satisfaction.

LGBTQ+ women who are out of the closet are happier, view their workplaces more favorably, and have more supportive managers.
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To read the article, see “How the LGBTQ+ community fares in the workplace,” June 23, 2020.