What's the problem?

Why should anyone worry about diversity?

The next time someone says 'all lives matter,' show them these 5 paragraphs

The real issue is that, while strictly true, "All Lives Matter" is a tone-deaf slogan that distracts from the real problems black people in America face.

The best explanation we've seen so far comes from Reddit, of all places. Last year, in an "Explain Like I'm 5" thread, user GeekAesthete explained, clearly and succinctly, why changing #BlackLivesMatter to #AllLivesMatter is an act of erasure that makes lots of people cringe.

The abrasiveness trap: High-achieving men and women are described differently in reviews

This article collected performance reviews from men and women in tech, and analyzed the feedback employees are getting.

The results showed that women are criticized more often, and receive far more direction to be more agreeable.

Subtle Forms of Racism to Avoid in Science Fiction/Fantasy

The author talks about racism through the lens of writing science fiction & fantasy, but covers topics that apply beyond fiction.

Are You Surface Acting At Work?

An interview with Dr. Sarah Rose Cavanagh, associate professor of psychology at Assumption College about how surface acting affects employees.

Gender Differences in Recognition for Group Work

Academic study of the question: How is credit for group work allocated when individual contributions are not perfectly observed?

Why Women Are Tired: The Price of Unpaid Emotional Labor

A psychotherapist recounts stories of emotional exhaustion and its social causes.

Recognizing the Role of Emotional Labor in the On-Demand Economy

On-demand workers end up performing outsize amounts of what sociologists call “emotional labor,” or expressive work to make the customer experience a positive one so that users come back to the platform. This work extends beyond good customer service: It involves actively reshaping a worker’s inner emotional life to conform to employers’ and customers’ expectations of emotional performance.

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