The Economic Case for LGBT Equality: Why Fair and Equal Treatment Benefits Us All

M. V. Lee Badgett | Beacon Press (US), May 2020 | This book argues that in addition to human rights reasons for equality, we can now also make an economic argument. Finding that homophobia & transphobia cost 1% or more of a country’s GDP, Badgett uses recent research & statistics to analyze how these hostile practices & environments affect both the US & global economies.