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LGBTQ+ women make 79 cents on the dollar, report finds – The Hill

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  • LGBTQ+ women make about 79 cents for every dollar earned by a man, new research from the Human Rights Campaign Foundation has found.
  • Bisexual women are among the lowest earners, according to the HRC Foundation, making just $750 a week, or 68 cents for every dollar earned by a man.
  • Lesbian women were among the highest earners, but still made just 87 cents for every dollar made by a man.

LGBTQ+ women in America are consistently out-earned by men, new research has found, making less than 80 cents for every dollar earned by a man.

According to a report published Wednesday by the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation, the educational arm of the nation’s largest LGBTQ+ advocacy organization, LGBTQ+ women working full-time in the U.S. earn a median weekly wage of $875. That compares to a median of $1,108 for men, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

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