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Doctoral Student To Research LGB In The Workplace

By |2012-09-13T09:00:00-04:00September 13th, 2012|Michigan, News|

Paul Battle, a doctoral student in Counseling at Oakland University has begun work on a dissertation, compiling research on the work experiences of gay, lesbian and bisexual indviduals. “I hope that learning more about the work experiences of LGB individuals may help improve work experiences and counselor education,” says Battle. “I am interested in how assessments measure the method one uses to disclose or not disclose sexual orientation.”
Battle is conducting an online survey to further his research; Participants must identify as LGB, be over 18 and currently employed. Participants do not have to have disclosed their sexual orientation in their workplace to take the survey.
For more information or to take the survey, go to

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