Welcome to this new column featuring interviews with queer and trans women running all kinds of businesses! We’ll talk about the challenges, what drives us, tools and tips, workspaces, marketing, and realism. First up: Beth interviews herself about her business, Little Red Tarot.
Vice is launching a women’s vertical, Ad-Blocking goes mainstream, the story behind Buffalo Exchange and other resale shops and other important business and journalism related news that you MUST READ.
The panelists for our A-Camp workshop on “Turning Your Passion Into a Business” chat on the benefits, drawbacks and rewards of starting your own business.
Caitlyn Jenner’s press strategy, millennials’ news consumption, how Clickhole gets shit done, stuff about money, a call for our new column on solopreneurship and more!
Looking at #talkpay from a different angle, “the journalism industry is a mess,” some scary social media stuff, five Entrepreneurial lessons we can learn from Cookie Lyon, stories I wish someone would pitch us and just lots of desperately important news you cannot live without.
Gov. Mike Pence can’t give us a straight answer, good news for Ferguson protestors, Ellen Pao’s gender discrimination lawsuit and more news for you!
It’s not as weird or gross as it sounds, ok? Emily Books needs your money and support, the real lesson of the Ellen Pao verdict, let’s examine Sofia Coppola’s aesthetic, black female protagonists and their literary life lessons, an adventurer!, snapshots of women being dangerous, and so much more!
The very first edition of a biweekly link round-up of stuff I’ve read and thought about relevant to the work we do here: online media, women in business, entrepreneurship, journalism, start-up culture, publishing, advertising, management, freelancing, literature, queer visibility, etc. LET’S TALK BUSINESS, LADIES.
SAMIRA WILEY READING TO A BABY, catcalls we’d actually be ok with hearing under certain circumstances, a much-needed history on the origins of the term “women of color,” Buffy the Vampire Slayer: still got it, Hannah Hart as Dyna Girl, did I say Samira Wiley reading a book to a baby? And so much more!!
Homeless LGBTQ teens and survival sex, music for cats, Janet Mock, badassery, the DOJ’s Ferguson report spawns many articles, OITNB S3, adoption, weed ice cream, being fuckless of your own volition regardless of age, Road Runner, #DearMe and so so very much more!
If you’re in the startup business, it’s hard to find investing groups or startups to invest in that aren’t dominated by men. Luckily, that’s changing.
It’s just awesome to be able to point at a very visible, recognizable and powerful government position that is based on having a massive amount of technology knowledge and say “LOOK WE EXIST LOOK LOOK LOOK.”
People view women as easy targets, so negotiators opportunistically lie through their teeth. Oh, the joys of being a woman.
Fifteen badass ladies in the history of computers and the web and the badass things they did.
Here, the message isn’t for girls to put their little noses to the grindstone; this campaign largely targets adults, calling for reflection on internalized sexism.
If all goes according to his plan (and it very well may not) this will be a year of leaps and bounds for many of the Americans who felt left behind in 2013. Women, people of color and those living in poverty could all benefit from Obama’s plans to use executive orders rather than waiting on a gridlocked Congress to pass anything to his desk.
This issue proves that that’s possible — there’s gobs of work out there made by queer artists that isn’t confined to coming out stories, identity struggles, or crushes on straight girls, and it’s really good.
Of the top 50 movies of 2013, those that pass the Bechdel test outperformed those that did not by 1.56 billion dollars.
“There’s something really magical about creating the job you want for yourself from scratch.”
Yes. That’s right. Tradlands wants to put their threads on your body for zero money.