We live in a time when you can see yourself reflected in all kinds of media, from all kinds of corporations, who never liked to talk about us before. But when you click on those things, you are giving people money who are not part of our community.
Join us for a conversation with Riese Bernard (Co-Founder and CEO of Autostraddle) and Gabrielle Korn (author of “Everybody (Else) is Perfect,” former EIC of Nylon, former Autostraddle writer) about building the queer media you want to see in the world, and the work that is left to do!
From nursing (THANK YOU!) to forestry to operating a particle accelerator, our A+ members reported working over 500 different jobs in the 2020 Autostraddle Reader Survey.
The time has come for us to abandon ideas of “normal” and imagine new worlds. What if we also imagined less time at work? What if every weekend was a four-day weekend? If I haven’t convinced you yet, here’s 22 reasons why.
With gay bars all but indefinitely closed, and other businesses slowly reopening, how are queer businesses surviving & supporting their community amidst a pandemic?
During this challenging time, use your journal to throw your dreams into space. Imagine what could be and use that energy to fuel your long days.
Everyone builds or maintains their brand every time they walk into a room. The issue is that right now we’re walking into less and less rooms.
Inspired by a caterpillar, cocooning describes a time when you are forced to wait and prepare for the transformation that is taking place inside you. Thanks to Covid-19, many of us are dealing with career cocoons right now. Here’s how to cope.
The reason we’ve made it this far is because of you, and if we’re going to stick around — that will also be because of you.
We’re concerned about our health during this pandemic, and for many of us, this stress is further exacerbated by job and financial instability. It’s time to dive into ways we can combat career anxiety when it inevitably comes our way.
Since working from home is a part of the national call to practice social distancing, many of us are also navigating loneliness, restlessness, and anxiety. Here are a few tips that can help you on your journey.
Honoring yourself is about creating fun, rejuvenating, life affirming practices that help you stay grounded and practice self-compassion. They should join you in life, and in work.
Jealousy will always be there. There will always be someone that you or society perceives to be smarter, stronger, or more competent than you. We must get curious about our jealousy – become friends with it, and then tell it to be productive or get going.
For those days when you wake up for work and a repeated round of “fuck this” is going through your head.
Here are some tips to come out at work as safely as possible, and it requires a little bit of preparation in and out of the office.
One of the most insidious effects of unemployment in a capitalist society is that we start to doubt our worth if we are not tied to a job. Our daily resilience IS productive and we deserve to celebrate ourselves, employed or not.
Are you an awk queer who cringes when you hear the word “networking”? This one is for you.
Sooo, what are you waiting for? Make a list of ten professionals who inspire you and reach out to them to connect today. We have the tools to uplift and provide protection for each other, and informational interviews are a great way to start that process.
Planners can be so many things: super structured, super loose, artistic or woo-woo or politically radical or conservatively minimalist. Here are some options to start with for yourself or a loved one!
Just because, let’s be honest: your workplace could use some queer witchy energy.
Need a ride or die bestie at work who will listen, affirm you, and help you process that recent microaggression? Turn right to your journal!