Gay men now earn more than straight men on average, study shows
A new study has found that gay men earn more than straight men on average
For years studies have shown that gay men earned an average of five to 10% less than straight men.
However, a new report in the Harvard Business Review has found that gay men now earn 10% more than straight men on average.
The report, conducted by the Vanderbilt University in Tennessee, compared the earnings of two men who both have similar skill sets, responsibilities, education profiles and years of experience.
For 20 years, studies showed that gay men earned less across different time periods and countries including the USA, Canada and the UK.
Kitt Carpenter, an economics professor who co-authored the report, said he checked the data several times to ensure he hadn’t made a