Queer Professions

There may be some truth to the ‘gay jobs’ stereotypeThere is an unusually high concentration of gay or lesbian workers in certain occupations. For example, both gay men and lesbians and are overrepresented in psychology, law, social work, and university teaching. And there are real occupational patterns behind some popular stereotypes, from the gay flight attendant to the lesbian truck driver.

an interesting article, the jobs that we did when we were marginalized, vs the professions we had access to after rights were gainedWork Life Vancouver, Canada

There may be some truth to the 'gay jobs' stereotype

CDC Worker With Lanyard Instills Faith That Lesbians Will Fix COVID-19A photo of a woman working for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has inspired an outpouring of love for lesbians on Twitter from users who feel comforted in the face of the COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak by the sight of a woman assumed to be lesbian with a lanyard around her neck.

CDC Worker With Lanyard Instills Faith That Lesbians Will Fix COVID-19

this is my fave news story from 2020.  this was the first year I hear the phrase “lanyard lesbian” despite having been one

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