According to a new study by Out and Equal Workplace Advocates, roughly half of gay and lesbian workers would quit their jobs before moving to a state that did not recognize same-sex marriage.
It’s no surprise that the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision earlier this year to strike down part of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) is having a social, health, and religious impact. It’s also affecting where people are willing to work and the jobs they’re willing to take.
According to a new survey [PDF], almost half of gay and lesbian adults would consider changing jobs if they were required by their employer to move to another state that did not recognize same-sex marriage. This is up from 30 percent last year. Read more »