- Blind, an anonymous workplace chat app, recently polled its users who work in the tech industry about LGBTQ sentiment at their companies.
- The data shows that while a majority of LGBTQ employees who participated in the survey consider their workplaces “safe spaces,” almost 40% said they have witnessed some form of harassment of an LGBTQ employee.
- At least half of surveyed LGBTQ employees at Facebook, Oracle, LinkedIn and Netflix said they had seen harassment of queer coworkers at their workplaces.
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Nearly 40% of LGBTQ employees at tech companies who participated in a recent survey said they’ve witnessed some form of gender or sexuality-related discrimination at work.
The anonymous workplace chat app Blind recently polled more than 7,000 Silicon Valley workers about their perceptions of their companies’ acceptance and treatment of LGBTQ employees. The results, provided exclusively to Business Insider, show that although an overwhelming majority of queer tech employees say their workplaces are “safe spaces,” a significant number of respondents say they’ve witnessed homophobic and discriminatory behavior.