CERN LGBT scientists targeted by other CERN scientists #science #hate

The CERN particle accelerator in Geneva, Switzerland has made huge discoveries in particle physics over the last few years. Unfortunately, it seems that CERN is also home to some hateful scientists (via Towleroad):

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2 thoughts on “CERN LGBT scientists targeted by other CERN scientists #science #hate

  1. The strange assumption is that scientists are above this type of behaviour. That their calling somehow exempts them from human failings.
    For some time this view prevailed regarding ministers and priests but child abuse scandals have proved us wrong.
    Recently Buddhist monks have been shown to be obese ; once again dispelling the idea that some groups of humanity are better than others.
    When I was a boy the word doctor was almost sacred , men and women were judged by their calling.
    Slowly but surely we are learning that underneath all labels and fancy names lies human nature.

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