Closeted Discoverers: Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Scientists – By Jacqueline Ruttimann Oberst

“LGBT scientists should be recognized as excellent employees not as having sexual cultural issues.” – Jeff Hammonds

Think “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” applies only to the military? This too happens in the sciences, at all levels, from academia and industry to professional societies. Below are some of the ways that lesbian, bisexual, gay, and transgender scientists conceal part of their identity and the resources that this “invisible” army uses to thrive.