Income of Gay Men Lags Behind that of Men Partnered with Women

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Income of Gay Men Lags Behind that of Men Partnered with Women

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Among all full-time employed men ages 25-54, the median earnings of partnered gay men are $3,000 below the income of men partnered with women (married and unmarried). Thirty-six states do not prohibit employment discrimination based on sexual orientation.

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