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Dear E. Jean: A new coworker with a PhD has recently appeared in our office, and the boss favors everything she does and every word she says. In meetings, he (the boss) bows to the PhD’s opinion. He always agrees with her perspective on projects and trashes our efforts, especially mine. He’s obviously starstruck, but
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Ten years ago Sarah Thomas was feeling stuck. She was officiating football games for a local high school and didn’t see where her career was going next—there were no female referees in the pro leagues. “They said they would never hire a woman for a junior college,” she recounts to ELLE.com. “So I thought, ‘Oh,
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In a video for Citizens of Woke Wonderland from Essence, rapper Remy Ma opened up about the struggles of pregnancy. Specifically, about how she suffered an ectopic pregnancy and a subsequent miscarriage, and that she can’t conceive without outside medical procedures. And in the future, she hopes she can help other women who have faced
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Dear E. Jean:Often when I’m walking around our apartment in my undies—getting ready for work, brushing my teeth, etc.—my fiancé will whistle and catcall me. I’ve tried to tell him this makes me feel uncomfortable and objectified. We have a great relationship and are very close, but he’s also taken to randomly pretend- humping me
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Dear E. Jean: I’m a physician—ethnic, well traveled, and the daughter of Berkeley intellectuals. Unlike a lot of the pretentious NYC types I’ve dated in the past, my new boyfriend is a little bit hillbilly, with a goofy sense of humor, a simple vocabulary, and even simpler tastes. He’s Midwestern, has great values, an excellent
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AuthorCreated with Sketch. For a 22-year-old aspiring writer, it seemed like the perfect gig. Faith Xue had just graduated from USC when she was offered a job as Assistant Editor at Los Angeles-based media company EQAL in 2012. “The job description was very vague,” she tells MarieClaire.com. “I had no idea what I was getting
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Last week, Donald Trump announced his plans to withdraw the United States from the Paris Agreement, a non-binding agreement among 194 countries to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and facilitate other “climate-resilient development.” It’s just one of many decisions the current administration has made that’s put the environment in danger. And decisions that accelerate the rate