Commentary

Why Gay-Friendly Places Are More Innovative

Non-discrimination policies appear to increase productivity, especially for firms that rely on human capital.

Policy issues related to LGBT inclusiveness remain a hot-button in many parts of the United States. I should know, I’ve felt the heat: My finding that more tolerant and gay-friendly metro areas also have higher rates of innovation and high-tech industry generated a firestorm of criticism, unlike anything I’ve ever experienced.

Read the full article at the Atlantic’s CityLab.