How to overcome diversity as a straight white/Asian male

Apply to diversity programs next year as bisexual. Claim LGBTQ. It's the easiest diversity to claim because it's not off physical appearance. And don't come at me saying this is unethical. Literally, every BB has been involved in some kind of scandal. From 1MDB to money laundering to insider trading, no bank is innocent or 100% ethical. Think about all the frauds they've committed that haven't been exposed. Claiming bisexual is also a win-win for both the bank and the applicant. You get the offer and the bank gets to brag about its LGBTQ numbers to the public. Also, don't come at me saying a white/Asian male will be taking the spot of an LGBTQ that deserved it. No one in this world "deserves" anything because life is unfair (like how diversity programs are unfair and racist). If the LGBTQ candidate really grinded for the spot, they would get the offer over the white/Asian male that claimed bi. 

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  • Analyst 1 in IB-M&A
May 8, 2022 - 5:10pm

Outside of everything, I never understood why there is LGBT diversity. I can be empathetic about certain races and women but LGBT makes 0 sense.

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May 8, 2022 - 7:14pm
Barney_Stinson, what's your opinion? Comment below:

Exactly. The reason is because you want to help support a group that in the past has not been supported in finance where they can succeed and be themselves in an environment that in the past has not only not been conducive to that but has also been pretty discriminatory toward it/them. Gay guys aren't going through the same oppression as black people but are still looked at differently than straight men and if they were openly gay in the past they wouldn't be welcomed in by the straight ppl running the recruiting

May 10, 2022 - 3:43pm
Purple9988, what's your opinion? Comment below:

Scummy thing to do. Lying to an employer shows weak moral character. How about you don't, and go through the normal process. Get your head out the WSO echo chamber and you will see that being diversity in finance comes with a whole host of challenges (see how much hate there is on this forum for diversity for example) and how likely diversity programs help.

People like you fucking suck. 

Jun 23, 2022 - 3:33pm
Arroz con Pollo, what's your opinion? Comment below:

Purple9988

Scummy thing to do. Lying to an employer shows weak moral character. How about you don't, and go through the normal process. Get your head out the WSO echo chamber and you will see that being diversity in finance comes with a whole host of challenges (see how much hate there is on this forum for diversity for example) and how likely diversity programs help.

People like you fucking suck. 

People like you who use "fuck" for no reason "fucking suck"

Jun 23, 2022 - 3:39pm
MillánAstray, what's your opinion? Comment below:

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