Interview: 10 Questions about Transgender Issues in the workplace with lawyer and activist Brooke Cartus

I had the opportunity to talk with Jackie Mantey, Chicago-based author and blogger, about the issues facing the transgender community in the workplace. Read the full interview here. Happy Pride Month!!!

making a case for the gay bar in 2016.

I know I know, we still have about five weeks left of 2015, but let’s focus on moving forward. Moving ahead! And what better way to do that than to look back to a decade ago? Continue reading

Traffic Jam: Pride edition!

how to live every day like you are in a taco bell commercial.

It’s Tuesday morning. We are all miserable.  Yesterday, a storm system moved through the Midwest, dropping sleet, snow, and doom across the country. It was like… raining Eeyores.  It’s hard to keep your chin up when the closest thing we have to a real holiday is months away (I’m not counting Easter, because Easter is lame. But Cinco de Mayo is in MAY. UGH.)   Spring break is over, and summer break is months away.  But I am about to turn your week around. Really. Get ready to be blown away with wholesome, lighthearted images … of young, attractive, in-love Americans… eating fast food. Continue reading