I’ve done freelance work for Queerty, WerkLife, Us Weekly, Marie Claire, Life & StyleCloser Weekly, In Touch WeeklyA Plus, Daily Mail, and TV Insider.

In Defense of Getting Personal at Work

The cult of "life-work balance" wants us to think that some people have their life and work in perfect equilibrium. (Probably the same mythical people who "have it all.") But it also promotes the idea that "life" and "work" are separate spheres of one's existence. Part of that fallacy is semantic—are we not living "life" while at work?—but the bigger issue is the idea that we have to check our personal lives at the front door of our workplaces. Apparently, we can't bring our whole selves to work

Mastercard’s new ‘True Name’ program is a master stroke in trans inclusivity

Many individuals of transgender and non-binary experience will no longer be “deadnamed” by the plastic in their wallets: Mastercard is rolling out a “True Name” program in which cardholders can replace their debit, credit, and prepaid cards with ones bearing the name they actually use, and a legal name change isn’t even required. Related: Father teaches trans son to shave in moving ad for Gillette Experts told The Washington Post the program is a first for the financial services industry, and

Does '13 Reasons Why' Do More Harm Than Good? The Debate Rages On…

A new study offers evidence that 13 Reasons Why may heighten suicide risk among young viewers, and that new development has reignited questions that have plagued the Netflix series from its release two years ago: Does the series glamorize suicide? Does it unwittingly encourage “suicide contagion,” or copycat suicides? And why didn’t the first season include positive portrayals of productive mental health support?
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