Gender assumptions still abound, even in the blogosphere.
James — she’s still going by the pseudonym, hasn’t revealed her real name, and that’s not her in the pic — says she started blogging to help support her kids during a tough financial time. She began using a male pen name one day simply to distance a project from her still-struggling business, and, she writes, “jobs became easier to get.” She continues,
Taking a man’s name opened up a new world. It helped me earn double and triple the income of my true name, with the same work and service.
No hassles. Higher acceptance. And gratifying respect for my talents and round-the-clock work ethic.
Business opportunities fell into my lap. People asked for my advice, and they thanked me for it, too.
Did I quit promoting my own name? Hell yeah.
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Men, this is a win-win. Bc when work works for everyone, it works for you too when you have a child or elderly parent that needs care or when due to age or health you need alternative ways of working.
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Op-Ed: Too many women are leaving the workforce during the pandemic. It’s time for men to lean in and help https://www.latimes.com/opinion/story/2020-12-03/women-leaving-workforce-pandemic-men-help
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COVID Update November 29: There’s this trite expression that it’s always darkest before the dawn.
I want to talk about the dark. And the dawn. 1/
#COVID19 cases are going up dramatically. This increase is not due to more testing. As the number of cases rise, so does the percentage of tests coming back positive, which shows that COVID-19 is spreading. Learn more about cases in your area: https://bit.ly/3n2jyUd.