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    (Original post by ThomH97)
    Plus, 50 years ago is bloody ages for most people on here XD

    I'm not sure what more the law can do that would have anywhere near the impact, the rest is up to society and time. I guess it could prohibit forms asking people to disclose their sexuality (although they tend to ask for gender, ethnicity and marital status) so that any rejection due to those would be after the face to face meeting which is easier to keep track of.
    They ask these questions for statistical purposes, and employers don't have that data until they hire I think.

    It would look good for a company to have lots of LGBT, non white, disabled (insert some other minority) people because it would make them look progressive.

    Attitudes will change with time, especially around the world too.
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    (Original post by shadowdweller)
    Shocking that it's such a recent development, but still a fantastic step forward. We've come leaps and bounds since then, and I hope that trend continues.

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    Even in in the last 15-20 years I think it's changed a lot. I can remember gay 'firsts' on telly being a big deal, and how tough it would have been if you were outed as gay in school. I know people a few years younger than me who said they had openly gay friends at school, which was ****ing shocking to me, seems now you can just get on with it. Things are changing for the better I think.
 
 
 
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