Watch: Here's What It's Really Like for a Transgender Person to Transition

A transgender woman discusses the challenges she faced while transitioning, both in the workplace and in her own home. 

What Matters Most to Latino Voters? It's Not Always Immigration Reform.

A conversation with Gary M. Segura, co-author of Latino America: How America's Most Dynamic Population is Poised to Transform the Politics of the Nation.

Do LGBT-Friendly Policies Hurt a Company's Bottom Line?

SPONSORED CONTENT: Studies have shown that LGBT-supportive practices have a positive impact on LGBT employee satisfaction, workplace relationships, and job commitment.

Women Who Wear Hijab Can Have a Better Body Image, Study Says

The veil can be oppressive, but so are beauty standards.

Women Don't Stick with the Sciences. Here's Why.

"I am often insecure about my abilities as a female scientist."

Gender Quotas Worked in Norway. Why Not Here?

Turns out, American culture may be hindering gender equality.


The "World Domination Summit" Wants to Teach People to Do What They Love

It's meant to inspire people to leave corporate life and do what they love. But what does that mean for the rest of us?

New Dads Get More Breaks than New Moms in the Office

25% of people found it "admirable" when a man took care of his kids. Only 3% thought so about women. 

The Best Way to Be Your Own Boss: Selling Advice on How to Be Your Own Boss

A new wave of solopreneurs are capitalizing on people desperate for self-employment success. 

What Do Employees Think About The Future Of Work?

New survey results show that flexibilty and gender equality are the key to the future workplace

It's Time to Pay Prisoners the Minimum Wage

Giving convicts labor equality will help our conscience and our bottom line. 

Freelance Workers Are Our Future. So Why Are We Penalizing Them?

Our government can't distinguish between an employee and a contractor. And that's hurting our freelancers and our future.

Are America's Unions Too Local?

A labor economist explains how an industry-wide collective bargaining system would revolutionize the way we work 

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