The report additionally shares that Black women and men characterize about half (45.7%) of the rise in folks of colour hires. Contracts going to ladies went up solely a little bit over one %, from 43.5 to 44.9%, with the gender pay hole nonetheless largely distinguished within the theater group. Non-binary, gender non-conforming people and transgender folks had been additionally famous within the pay disparity. Only about 1% of contracts had been issued to folks with disabilities, regardless that roughly one in 4 Americans reside with one. And much less folks over the age of 65 had been issued contracts compared to 2017’s report.