Printed Resources

THE COPORATE CLOSET James D. Woods and Jay H. Lucas - Examples and suggestions are provided about how to discuss being gay in the workplace, deciding if to come out in your place of employment, and the repercussions of doing that.  Strategies are included about preventing the issue from adversely affecting your job.  Available at SJU Resource Center.
GAY ISSUES IN THE WORKPLACE Brian McNaught - A corporate consultant/educator shows business people and corporate managers how anti-gay bias impacts the entire work force and harms corporate productivity.  The author of On Being Gay presents a field-tested approach to coping with prejudice and eliminating destructive behaviors from the workplace.  Available at the SJU library HQ76.3.U5M4
HOMOSEXUAL ISSUES IN THE WORKPLACE Louis Diamant - After an introduction which offers historical perspective, articles address corporate career issues; fields where being gay is charged with especial stress (the military, the church, the helping professions, education, sports); and AIDS in the workplace.  A final section considers social-psychological issues such as coming out at work, and the special problems of older gay workers.  Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR.  Available at the SJU library HQ76.3.U5 H644
SEXUAL IDENTITY ON THE JOB: ISSUES AND SERVICES Alan L. Ellis, Ellen D.B. (Ed.) Riggle - Sexual Identity on the Job is a key resource for addressing sexual identity concerns and issues in your workplace.  It offers suggestions for creating a positive psychological environment of inclusion for all workers, accomplished through policies of nondiscrimination, the availability of domestic partner benefits, and solid efforts to eliminate on-the-job discrimination toward lesbians, gays, bisexual, and transgender individuals.  The contributors of Sexual Identity on the Job, in promoting workplaces that offer all workers inclusion, safety, and a place to thrive psychologically and emotionally, cover such topics as gay, lesbian, and bisexual career development and counseling issues; managing multiple identities (race, gender, sexual orientation) in the workplace; current trends in economic discrimination toward lesbians, gay men, and bisexuals; legal and policy concerns; domestic partner benefits; and the relationship between inclusion and productivity.  Available at CSB Career Resource Center.
STRAIGT JOBS, GAY LIVES Annette Friskopp and Sharon Silverstein - Information about the work environment for gays and lesbians, especially on the issue of whether or not to come out.  Personal stories of experiences are included.  Corporations that are involved with gay/lesbian employee groups are provided.  Available at SJU Resource Center.