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How to deliver a safer research culture for LGBTQIA+ researchers

Written by: Adam Levy
Published on: Sep 15, 2023

LGBTQIA+ researcher
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Across the world, inside and outside of academia, people face threats due to their identity and orientation.

Whether through discrimination from researchers or through legal restrictions, this affects both scientists and science which fits under the LGBTQIA+ rainbow, LGBTQIA+ standing for people who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex, asexual, or otherwise part of the community.

In this episode \Working Scientist, Nature Careers podcast,  Adam Levy speaks with researchers about the challenges they’ve faced because of their identities. In other words, how colleagues and collaborators have reacted to those identities. They also discuss how research itself can come under assault because of the questions it addresses.

Listen to the podcast here