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​A Female Truck Driver Responds to Viral Pictures of Trump Behind the Wheel

A haulage driver explains why she can move a 90-ton crane with ease, but wouldn't want Donald Trump anyway near her vehicle.
Sirin Kale
3.24.17
WEED
WEED

How My Love of Weed Could Have Lost Me My Job at the White House

Before she could become a top aide for President Obama, Alyssa Mastromonaco had a close call with the FBI.
Alyssa Mastromonaco
3.21.17
Work
Work

Men More Likely to Discriminate Against People in Jobs If They 'Sound Gay'

According to new research, having a voice that's perceived as gay or lesbian could affect your ability to get hired—even though there's no such thing as a "gay" or "straight" voice.
Sirin Kale
3.21.17
film
film

'I Was in Tears': What It's Really Like to Experience Hollywood Sexism

The Oscars may be more representative this year, but men still dominate 80 percent of non-acting nominations. Four women in the movie business tell us why industry prejudice remains so insidious.
Leila Hawkins
2.26.17
employment
employment

Why Many Men Would Rather Be Unemployed Than Do 'Women's Work'

According to a new labor report, female-dominated industries like health care services and education continue to see a rise in new jobs. We asked an economics expert why unemployed men aren't flocking to fill these positions.
Kimberly Lawson
1.6.17
News
News

Employees Sue California Nail Salon for Allegedly Stealing Wages

"While the issues itself aren't unique, speaking up and saying something about it certainly is."
Mitchell Sunderland
1.5.17
Features
Features

Meet the Death Doula Who Helps People Deal with the 'Bookends of Life'

Increasingly, people are turning away from institutionalized births and funerals, which some find impersonal and intimidating. Laura Saba is there to help on both sides.
Rebecca Grant
12.23.16
politics
politics

'It Gets Very Intimate for Me': How Sex Workers Experience Pleasure with Clients

While many people think of sex work as either entirely exploitative or purely professional, a new study on intimacy, relationships, and pleasure in the sex industry highlights the ambiguity in many sex workers' approach to their jobs.
Melissa Petro
12.16.16
Work
Work

I Found Him Dangling from the Roof: The Most Insane Office Christmas Parties

"My face was covered in blood, I had a black eye, and my head felt like caving in."
Sophie Saint Thomas
12.10.16
crime
crime

Crime Scene Cleaners Describe How Dealing with Death Every Day Changes You

"You really have to concentrate and have sharp eyes because you don't want to leave a tiny bit of body fat wedged into the tarmac."
Lucy Draper
11.16.16
Work
Work

Surprise! On Average, Women Work Four Years Longer Than Men

New research shows that women work an average of four years longer than men during their lives—and it's all thanks to unpaid domestic work and chores.
Sirin Kale
9.22.16
employment
employment

Having Tattoos Can Actually Help You Get Hired

According to a new study, getting inked may increase your chances of employment—depending on the type of job you're after.
Linda Yang
9.21.16