Columbia Business School
Darden School of Business at University of Virginia
Fuqua School of Business at Duke University
George Washington University School of Business
Opus College of Business at University of St. Thomas, Minnesota
Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth
UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School
Wisconsin School of Business
Yale School of Management
None - federal law protects all people from discrimination
Employees are more productive because no one is thinking about sex in the workplace.
Employees are more productive because they aren’t being discriminated against for their orientation.
Employees are less productive because they spend brainpower navigating pronouns and gender-specific language.
Employees are less productive because they don’t join LGBT affinity networks.
Employees are equally productive whether they are out or closeted.
20% more likely
20% less likely
40% less likely
Less than 25
25 or more, but less than 200
200 or more, but less than 1,000
More than 1,000
There is no financial impact to same-sex couples
Up to $41,000
Up to $247,000
Up to $468,000
Up to $1,023,000
Not at all
I know a couple resources
I know where to finds news, but not statistics
I feel pretty capable of finding the information I need
I have an entire bookmark folder of LGBT-related resources
LGBT people only represent a small portion (4%) of the US population
Allies can reach groups of people who might not know or listen to an LGBT person
Allies are louder advocates because they don’t have to worry about being targeted
LGBT people feel more comfortable when they know who their supporters are in their community
Allies don’t really have an important role to play, the LGBT community is fine on its own
Use gender neutral terms like partner, spouse, or significant other in your everyday language.
Put a rainbow sticker on your locker, laptop or bookbag.
Approach people you think might be in the closet to let them know you’re supportive.
Start a conversation with your team or social group about an LGBT current event.
Ignore people who make negative comments or jokes about LGBT people.
Show up to an LGBT club meeting.
Prefer not to say