Quotes: Study Finds Attractive Women Turned Down for “Masculine” Jobs

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“In these professions being attractive was highly detrimental to women.”

— STEFANIE JOHNSON, researcher at the University of Colorado at Denver, on a study that found attractive women faced discrimination when applying for positions where appearance does not matter, like mechanical engineer, prison guard and construction supervisor; attractive men were always at an advantage, no matter the field (via Reuters)