The big gay job search

Here’s how to figure out if a company is really a queer ally.

A hand waves a colorful gay pride LGBT rainbow flag at sunset on a natural landscape in summer
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As a result of the pandemic, LGBTQ+ people are facing a higher unemployment rate than their cis-het counterparts.

Many of us are pursuing a job that aligns with our values. That means finding work with a company that isn't just rainbow-tinted, but an actual ally.

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It’s easy for an employer to wave a rainbow flag during Pride, but researching the existing demographic of the organization will tell you more about whether they actually value diversity and inclusion.