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For Gay Workers, Job Security Supersedes Pay Equity

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It’s not only women and people of color who receive unequal pay for equal work. Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender workers also suffer from a wage penalty that leaves them with less take-home pay to support themselves and their families.

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This article was originally published in The New York Times—Room for Debate.

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