Lesbians at work: why can’t a woman be more like a man?
The focus of this chapter is respondents’ experiences of paid work. It seeks to illuminate the tensions arising from their employment experiences both as women and as lesbians. As non-heterosexual women, their lifestyle places economic demands upon them to be self-supporting. As women, they must negotiate an unequal labour market that often places limits on the extent to which this may be achieved.
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