Is creativity related to mobility? New report from the MacArthur Foundation reveals that MacArthur “geniuses” are significantly more likely to move over the course of their careers. A year ago, Accurat discovered at a similar pattern among the world’s most prominent scientists.
I need feminism because…sexual harassment [not taken seriously when reported to my boss] is the reason I’ve quit more than one job!
Thank you feminist for…
- standing up for my right to vote (1920) - helping everyone start to receive equal pay (EPA of 1963) - representing a woman’s right to become employed while pregnant (PDA of 1978) - assisting in finally getting legal aid to those who do survive domestic violence (VAWA of 1994)
James Baldwin on the creative process and the artist’s responsibility to society – absolutely spectacular read from 1962
Ethan Zuckerman, the man who invented pop-up ads, has apologised to the world in a lengthy explanation of his original intentions.
Writing for The Atlantic, Zuckerman explains that he had unintentionally created one of the most hated forms of…
This an important message…
“The basis of most arguments against trans people is that we are not who we say we are, that we are always and only the gender that we were assigned at birth. And so much of that is about having a sense of certainty around gender, that when you were born with a certain set of genitalia, then that must dictate your entire life, and the reality is that that’s not true. A lot of people are not comfortable with that, because then that means they have to begin to question who they are.”- Laverne Cox
Richard Brody remembers the legendary actress:
“She was meant to play Presidents and C.E.O.s, editors-in-chief and visionary directors. How many such roles existed for actresses—for women in real life—in her heyday? Bacall was bigger than her career. She started young and stayed ahead of her time, and her greatness—her mighty personal presence and her diverse body of work—carries a shadow of unfulfillment, and even tragedy.”
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