The Gay Divide

Weapons of Reason
Jan 22, 2020 · 7 min read

The LGBT+ pay gap is twice as large as the gender pay gap, a phenomenon which may have its roots in homophobic bullying in schools.

Words: Jamie Broadway
Illustration: Josh McKenna

In 2004, a typical school day for Lucas would involve being pinned up against the wall and having his lunch money stolen, or trying to avoid PE for fear of becoming a human punch bag in the changing rooms…