The research highlighted that essentialist beliefs about homosexuality can result in an ‘auditory gaydar’, or the use of vocal cues to infer someone else’s sexual orientation. Whether or not the individual ‘sounded gay’ resulted in different levels of prejudice and avoidant discrimination
is from a single study
but perhaps some validity to this - and perhaps particularly prevalent depending on whether the work might be stereotypically seen as masculine or feminine. Another under researched / under discussed discrimination this - maybe worth doing a Brainfood Live on.