Careers :: Feminism :: Essays
Bullish Q&A: What to Do About Your Racist Family
Bullish Q&A: Should I Step Up My Wardrobe to Succeed at Work?
Bullish Q&A: I Like My Job — Do I Really Need a Side Gig?
On “Having It All,” Feminism, Picking the Right Partner, and Lifestyle Design
Bullish Q&A: On Moving Out of Support Roles, Coworkers with Terrible Politics, and Finally Getting Serious in Life
I Worked for a Guy Like Mike Pence. It Was … As Expected.
Bullish Q&A: Incompetent Boss? Opportunity for You!
I Want to See a Gender-Swapped Version of Every Movie. Literally Every One.
Why Don’t Men Buy Women Books in Bookstores Instead of Drinks in Bars?
Bullish Q&A: How Do You Get Motivated for a Huge, Unimaginable Life Change? (Like Graduation)
How to Be So “Productive” That You Hate Life and Everyone Hates You
Bullish Q&A: How to Quit Your Job With Class
Advice Mega-Column, Part II: Giant Student Loans, Mean Girl Friends, Whitepapers, Career Changes, and Minimum Viable Products
Bullish Q&A: Side Hustles + Undermining Colleagues in Academia
Bullish on DailyWorth…3 Reasons You’re Always Late—And How to Fix Them
Bullish Q&A: How Do I Get Bullish With My New Biz While My Partner Pays the Bills?
#ICYMI Bullish: Three Career F*ckups I Made So You Don’t Have To
Bullish on DailyWorth…6 Email Templates Every Business Owner Needs
Bullish Q&A: How to Negotiate a Noncompete Agreement
Bullish Q&A: My Family Wants Me to Get a Boyfriend
Aging has many benefits, even for women. At least the first decade or two of it – which, if you’re in your twenties, are what’s next on the agenda. I was 21 when I set up my first real office for the company I had started when I was 19. Being young, I was obsessed with appearing “legitimate.” I wore black…
Women are often judged by their weight, and indeed, it can be difficult to achieve the whippet-thin, rib-baring appearance desired by society (or at least for social dominance over other women). But men are judged by their height, and there’s nothing they can do about that. There’s no Celebrity Height Club. Even with all the money in the world, Tom…
If you find yourself in your late twenties, living with roommates and without health insurance, you may rightfully wonder how on earth it could ever be possible to have a baby before your eggs get old. From a former head of research of a pharmaceutical company, as quoted in a scare-tactic-filled article on The Daily Mail: Today, we know that…
At the age of 25, I donated eggs to a gay man in California in exchange for $8,000. In order to do this, I was put on a schedule of drugs and hormones, many of which I injected into my own stomach. During this whirlwind tour of human hormonal states, I got a pretty good idea of what it might…
Every time I go on vacation, I pack a bunch of “casual clothes.” Then, walking around Mexico City in a sundress (for instance), I feel that I am not conveying a sufficient level of gravitas. I then iPhone my way to the local Zara and buy a blazer, after which I get better service absolutely everywhere, or at least everywhere…
Welcome to a new column on TheGloss! Every Tuesday, “Bullish” will take on issues related to the workplace, money, and entrepreneurship. Why “Bullish”? The bull has long been the totem animal of Wall Street — the snorting, aggressive paragon of masculinity associated with rising financial markets. I live three blocks from the Wall Street bull (which, technically, is located on…