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Gay CEOs Struggle With The Silence

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Beth Brooke, a gay executive at Ernst & Young, tells the Wall Street Journal about opening up at work.
Beth Brooke, a gay executive at Ernst & Young, tells the Wall Street Journal about opening up at work.

For nearly two decades, Ernst & Young executive Beth Brooke navigated the office like it was a minefield, dodging water-cooler chatter for fear that someone might corner her with a personal question.

Her colleagues whispered that she was a "loner," she said, scarred from her divorce or perhaps just reclusive by nature.

Read the whole story at Wall Street Journal