The Social Media Manager Is On a Pendulum

The Social Media Manager Is On a Pendulum

Which Direction Are They Swinging? Nothing lasts forever. Girl groups. The delightful smell of bacon. Obama in the White House. As with most things in life, they’re uncomfortably tied to a pendulum. When, and how hard, it swings in the opposite direction is...
I’m Leaving New York City

I’m Leaving New York City

“This must be the wrong address,” my mother said as we slowed to a halt in front of the apartment building I would be living in for the summer. We all stared at a homeless man peeing without abandon on the sidewalk near the building’s entrance. The...
I Am Not Your (Gay or Racial) Stereotype

I Am Not Your (Gay or Racial) Stereotype

While scrolling through Instagram the other day, a post appeared in the Search & Explore area that caught my attention. In the photo, a Black guy and a white guy are in a friendly embrace. Both are wearing t-shirts with the statement “All Colors Are Born...

Photos From My Travels Throughout Iceland

Last September when I boarded Delta flight 0446, I was on a mental rollercoaster. On my way to the airport, I received a phone call with a fantastic opportunity for my career. I accepted, got to the airport and immediately ordered a Bloody Mary. Not only was I about...
Job Titles Are Arbitrary

Job Titles Are Arbitrary

Here’s what matters more When I moved to New York, I didn’t really know what my career would look like. I knew that I wanted to be a writer. I wanted to work in fashion. As luck would have it, I got to work in fashion and write. During New York Fashion Week, I would...

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