Topic: Career

The Most And Least Encouraging Parts Of Elle‘s Big Career Survey

The Most And Least Encouraging Parts Of Elle's Big Career Survey

Earlier this week, Elle Magazine released its 2013 Power Survey, a collection of career-related statistics collected with the help of the Center for American Progress. For this report, Elle and the CAP polled a large number of respondents on questions relating to work, parenting, discrimination, and more, with a particular focus on women’s issues. The findings ranged from vaguely encouraging to downright depressing; here are the ones that stood out most to me. More »

Why Do We Forgive Politicians Like Eliot Spitzer But Condemn Sex Workers?

Why Do We Forgive Politicians Like Eliot Spitzer But Condemn Sex Workers?

Honestly, I’m not particularly shocked that sometimes powerful men cheat. I’m not particularly shocked that sometimes they cheat with sex workers. I don’t think it’s great, but I’m not really outraged by it. I don’t view it is as the worst thing a human being can do, because that is… drop kicking puppies off cliffs, I guess? Sure.

But I do think it’s a bit outrageous that politicians – like Eliot Spitzer – get to resume their careers when sex workers don’t. More »