Perceived Treatment Discrimination toward Sexual Minorities

1. My employer is affirming toward lesbians and gay men.
2. The leaders of this organization are committed to the equitable treatment of lesbian and gay employees.
3. The policies of this organization are fair and equitable to gays and lesbians.
4. This organization does not treat lesbians and gay men fairly.
5. This organization takes steps to ensure that homosexuals are treated just like heterosexuals.
6. My co-workers are more likely to be supportive of lesbian and gay people because of the training programs maintained by this organization.
7. This organization unfairly discriminates against gays and lesbians in the distribution of job-related opportunities (e.g.‚ promotions‚ work assignments).
8. This organization unfairly discriminates against gays and lesbians in the distribution of benefits.
9. This organization discourages employees from bringing same-sex dates to company related social functions (e.g.‚ company picnics).
 
1= Strongly Disagree‚ 2= Disagree‚ 3= Slightly Disagree‚ 4= Uncertain‚ 5= Slightly Agree‚ 6=Strongly Agree‚ 7= Agree
 
This instrument can be found at: http://academiccommons.columbia.edu/catalog/ac%3A152578   
 

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