publication . Doctoral thesis . 2015

The nature of perceived discriminatory experiences of homosexual individuals at work

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  • Published: 20 May 2015
  • Country: South Africa
Abstract
M.Com. (Industrial Psychology) In line with recent media reports, it is apparent that homosexual individuals are treated unfairly in a variety of contexts. Yet, little is known regarding the discrimination of homosexual employees in the South African workplace. The objective of this study was to examine the nature of discriminatory experiences of South African homosexual employees. In this study a qualitative approach was used with hermeneutic phenomenology as the method of data analysis. Data were collected through the means of semi-structured interviews with ten homosexual employees from various industries within the Gauteng province. The findings suggest that...
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free text keywords: Homosexuality - Law and legislation - South Africa, Homosexuality - Employment - South Africa, Discrimination in employment
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