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Pride and Prejudice: Reducing LGBT Discrimination at Work

Researchers find that anti-discrimination laws can have a significant positive impact on how LGBT employees are treated on the job. ... More>


The Flexibility of Racial Bias


How to Combat Inequality in the LGBT Community

Although mainstream support for LGBT individuals has been steadily growing, workplace discrimination — both explicit and implicit — still poses many challenges. APS Board Member Mikki Hebl (Rice University) argues […]... More>


Jennifer Richeson Named Guggenheim Fellow

APS Fellow Jennifer Richeson has been selected as a 2015 Guggenheim fellow in recognition of her innovative research examining psychological phenomena related to cultural diversity. ... More>


Weight Bias Impacts Our Perceptions of Competence

A new study finds that people give overweight individuals low ratings for competence, regardless of their qualifications or performance. ... More>