Work

My First Time

Working as a Sex Journalist Taught Me When to Say No

Writer and broadcaster Alix Fox thought that she had to be down for whatever to be good at her job—until she learned how to make her sexual boundaries clear.
Alix Fox
9.13.18
Sex

Dating Made Me Broke And Depressed–So I Became A Sugar Baby Instead

Dating requires give-and-take. If you're a divorced single mom like Megan Evan, the give might come from a sugar daddy.
Megan Evan
8.30.18
#metoo

Louis C.K. Receives Standing Ovation at First Set Since Admitting Sexual Misconduct

Months after confirming sexual misconduct allegations against him, Louis C.K. made a surprise appearance at New York City's comedy cellar last night, where he was greeted warmly by a sold-out crowd.
Sirin Kale
8.28.18
sports

Men Keep Kissing and Groping Female Reporters at the World Cup on Live TV

As many sports journalists are finding out in Russia, there's a decidedly ugly side to reporting on the beautiful game.
Sirin Kale
6.26.18
jobs

Domestic Workers Are Using WhatsApp to Organize and Escape Abuse

The hugely popular messaging service provides an unlikely lifeline for migrant women working as live-in maids and nannies.
Laura Secorun
5.4.18
Work

The Sexist Job Ads That Specify Height, Weight, and Age

Women in China are frequently discouraged from applying for positions—or told they have to meet exacting physical requirements to even be considered.
Sirin Kale
4.23.18
pay equality

How to Ask Your Coworkers How Much Money They Make

In honor of Equal Pay Day, pay equity experts give advice on having an honest conversation with colleagues about your salaries.
Kimberly Lawson
4.10.18
golden globes

How Catt Sadler's Story of Unequal Pay Made Golden Globes History

Her battle with E! News over gender wage disparity in December made a big appearance on the red carpet.
Kimberly Lawson
1.8.18
sexual harassment

Speaking Up About Sexual Misconduct at Work Is Only the Start

Despite the recent outpouring of sexual misconduct allegations, the vast majority of individuals harassed at work rarely report it, and those who do often face retaliation. So what can workplaces do to more effectively fight harassment?
Kimberly Lawson
12.11.17
Work

How Arbitration Clauses Silence Women Speaking Out About Harassment

Therese Lawless has filed lawsuits against Silicon Valley’s most powerful companies, often for gender discrimination. But a growing trend of arbitration clauses in contracts is effectively silencing many of the women she represents.
Laura Rena Murray
11.30.17
politics

Women Share Their Stories of Sexual Harassment and Sexism in Parliament

"He would get drunk and lunge at me."
Sirin Kale
11.2.17
sexual harassment

Ending Secret Settlements Could Stop the Next Harvey Weinstein

According to reports, both Harvey Weinstein and Bill O'Reilly reached multiple settlements with women who accused them of sexual assault or harassment. A new law, to be introduced in California, would outlaw the practice.
Kimberly Lawson
10.20.17