Scientists from the British Anglia Ruskin University and Institute of Economics and labour in Germany conducted a study and found a link between sexual orientation of people and the level of their earnings. It turned out that in most developed countries, lesbians earn more than their colleagues.
In the United States homosexual female workers receive on average 20% more than their colleagues in Canada and 15% in Germany, 11%. Small differences in earnings are recorded in the Netherlands - 3%.
In Sweden and France, scientists differences in wages, depending on the sexual orientation of the person is not found.
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Gay men, on the contrary, receive less in most countries. Indicators vary from 16% in the United States up to 4% in the Netherlands. Note, information was collected only from people who openly declare their sexual orientation.