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A problem sha red

Got a problem? DR RANJ SINGH and WAYNE DHESI are here to offer their advice…

I recently started a new job where the office is maledominated and has a macho vibe.

I’m not the most effeminate guy but I’m definitely not “masc” either. While I haven’t witnessed any homophobia, it feels like the sort of place where it could appear. I’ve always been open about my sexuality and I don’t want to go back into the closet now. What can I do?

SCOTT, BIRMINGHAM

WAYNE: Starting a new job can be exciting but if you’re LGBT+, the idea of meeting new people, with whom you’ll probably spend a considerable amount of time, can be nerve-wracking. Recent research shows that 62 per cent of graduates go back into the closet when they enter the job market. There are many reasons why people choose to keep their sexuality a secret when they start a new job and it’s important that you realise what your own motives are.

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