In her new memoir, Empire star Taraji P. Henson revealed she’s fallen victim to racism and sexism in Hollywood. When she starred as Queenie in The Curious Case Of Benjamin Button, Henson was nominated for an Oscar. Awesome, right? But she was pretty … More
Dude, seriously? A black woman named Chastity Jones was preparing to start a new job with Catastrophe Management Solutions in Mobile, Alabama, in 2010—until a white human resources manager said her dreadlocks were against company policy because they “tend to … More
Guest blogger Carlynne McDonnell is the author of The Every Woman’s Guide to Equality. She has a Master’s in Public Policy and has been working in the corporate, education and non-profit worlds for over 30 years. She is also founder … More
Is transracial a thing? The world knows who Rachel Dolezal is now because, well, she’s a white woman who pretended to be black for a long time. She pretended so well, in fact, that she was head of a local … More
If you’ve ever been stuck in an elevator, a small conference room, a crowded subway car or, yes, a cab with someone who has body odor, you’ll understand: It is the worst. It was recently revealed that body odor is … More
Oil companies are often regarded as inherently evil, but until automakers create affordable vehicles that don’t rely on petroleum, they’re a necessary evil. That said, my boyfriend did me the favor of filling my tank for me this week. He … More
If you have issues at work, sometimes it’s easy to feel like going to HR is like ratting to your teacher or something. Not the case. Well, not always. There are three specific times you need to have your concerns … More
Abercrombie & Fitch is notorious for their lookist policies: Their CEO openly admitted that he doesn’t want overweight or large people to wear his company’s wares and only hiring people deemed attractive by their standards (despite beauty being in the … More
It really isn’t easy being beautiful. Just ask Melissa Nelson, who got fired for being too goodlooking … and then had that decision upheld by the Iowa Supreme Court. The Iowa Supreme Court stood by a lower court’s ruling this … More
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Rina Brovisse recalls Prada Japan CEO David Sesia ordering the demotion and transfer of fifteen female employees (many of them long-serving, top saleswomen) because they were “old, fat, ugly, disgusting or did not have the Prada look.” More
H&M recently featured plus-size model Jennie Runk wearing the new swimsuit collection on its homepage, seamlessly integrating her with other, rail-thin models.
While plus-size models have appeared in fashion shoots and spreads for years, it is often done in a very loud way. More
There are 29 states in America where it’s totally legal to fire workers just for being gay, but one lawmaker is trying to do something to change that. More
It’s been another banner year for gay rights, with Maine, Maryland and Washington saying “I do,” to same-sex marriages. Plus, more same-sex legislation is currently moving through the Rhode Island legislature.
But there’s still a shadow hanging over these celebrations: In the eyes of the federal government, gay Americans are still single. More