The study, carried out with 238 homosexual employees in Veneto, put in relation such variables as gender, education, work and coming out with the assessment of 8 discrimination behaviors (self- and other-directed) and 3 support behaviors (rating scale from 0 = never to 4 = always). Results show low frequencies of perceived discrimination behaviors. In particular, males, people out at work, with diploma, working in private sectors, with temporary and part-time jobs declare more discriminations than females, people not out at work, graduates, working in public sectors, with regular and full-time jobs. As for the social support, people out at work, graduates, working regularly declare more support than people not out at work, with diploma, working temporarily.
Keywords: Homosexuality, coming out, discriminations in the workplace.