When "Coming Out" on Resumes Can Help

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Tens of thousands of gay activists marched to demand civil rights on October 11, 2009 , a day after President Barack Obama vowed to repeal a ban on gays serving openly in the US military.

Some studies indicate that "coming out" on your resume might help you find a job — especially if you're an African American man. Yitz Jordan aka rapper "Y-Love," a senior developer and contributor to Quartz who identifies as black, gay, and Jewish, discusses what that might mean in the context of President Obama's plan to prohibit discrimination on the grounds of sexual orientation for federal contractors.