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What does IGLSS stand for?

IGLSS stands for Institute for Gay and Lesbian Strategic Studies (Amherst, MA)


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This data, while hideously incomplete, is a really good building block of starting to get a picture of who we are," says Ann Northrup of the Institute for Gay and Lesbian Strategic Studies, pointing at the in-depth questions asked on the long form, which was sent to one in six households.
Lee Badgett A leading authority on I gays and money, Lee Badgett shows how far homo economics has come since the days rogue activists stamped pink triangles on dollar bills, "Yet we still don't have a good idea about how to use our economic power effectively," says the assistant professor of economics at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Badgett's career includes directing the Amherst-based Institute for Gay and Lesbian Strategic Studies, Building on her landmark 1995 study that found that gay men suffer an 11%-27% income gap with heterosexual men, Badgett in 1998 issued a report called "income Inflation," which challenges depictions of the gay community as a wealthy market flush with disposable income, "I think there's too much boosterism," she says.
This is a totally distorted picture of the economic status of gays and lesbians," says Lee Badgett, an economics professor at the University of Massachusetts and director of the Institute for Gay and Lesbian Strategic Studies.