• 35% of LGBT employees feel they must lie about their personal lives at work.
    • And a fifth of these employees say they are exhausted from having to hide their identities, while a third felt distracted from their job duties due to negative work environments.
    • Fifteen percent to 43 percent of gay and transgender workers have experienced some form of discrimination on the job.
    • Eight percent to 17 percent of gay and transgender workers report being passed over for a job or fired because of their sexual orientation or gender identity.
    • Ten percent to 28 percent received a negative performance evaluation or were passed over for a promotion because they were gay or transgender.
    • Seven percent to 41 percent of gay and transgender workers were verbally or physically abused or had their workplace vandalized.
    • 62% of LGBT individuals hear anti-LGBT slurs and jokes in the workplace.
    • 43% of LGBT workers have experienced workplace discrimination.
    • 14% of LGBT Americans make less than $10,000 annually.
    • While 5.9% of the general U.S. population makes less than $10,000 per year, 14% of LGBT individuals are within this low-income bracket.
    • And only 4% speak up to a supervisor about the harassing language they hear at work. The majority of both LGBT and non-LGBT workers simply decide to ignore the offensive remarks rather than reporting the negative behavior.