Essay about Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, And Transgender Orientation

1233 Words Nov 18th, 2016 5 Pages
When someone is looking for a job, they have their resume and their best work attitude ready for the job interview or their first day at their new job. They have their business attire, their uniform, or their casual clothing (depending on where they’re working) and they are ready to take on the next tasks at hand. In no way should there be any discrimination against them. Being straight, they do not have to worry about that. But any lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, etc. person has to deal with being discriminated against and not having the protection they deserve. LGBT people face discrimination everyday whether it is at their job, their relationships, what bathroom they use, and basically when they are out an about every day. 20% of gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender people looking for jobs felt discriminated against when looking for a job and/or when they are at work (European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights, 2013) (Kuyper 1). Many LGBT workers feel unsafe when they are at work, even though they have the fair chance of being at that job. They should not be discriminated against just because they are not the normality and they do not fit in with everyone else. They are afraid to walk into work because sometimes they feel like they might get laughed at, beaten up, or even having their work rights taken from them. They experience a significant amount more victimization than any other coworker does whilst working. The only thing they should be judged on is their…

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