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When work puts you back in the closet

When work puts you back in the closet

Finance
How GLAAD got Twitter to uncensor 'queer' Jennifer came out as bisexual when she was in high school. But after an interview for her first professional job out of college, she decided she wouldn't share her queer identity at work. She grew out her undercut, removed her nose ring and hid anything else she thought might make coworkers whisper. On her first day, she noticed the conservative dress at her company, and later on, her supervisor even made a point to bring up Jennifer's clothing choices in their performance evaluations. She noticed men around the office making jokes about an LGBTQ dating app or awkwardly talking about gay family members. "It's not like I'm trying to meet people at work, but there was a period of about a year where I was single and dating women, ...
Cooper Union college plans to bring back free tuition

Cooper Union college plans to bring back free tuition

Finance
When it comes to college, rising costs are more reliable than a degree. However, some schools are bucking the trend, slashing tuition in hopes of attracting more students and families struggling with the weight of a college tab . Most recently, Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science, in the heart of New York City, announced a return to full-tuition scholarships for all undergraduate students. Cooper Union, founded in 1859, had long been tuition-free but dialed back its commitment that education be "as free as air and water" and began offering st...
Swansea boss Graham Potter says bouncing straight back to the Premier League will not be straightforward

Swansea boss Graham Potter says bouncing straight back to the Premier League will not be straightforward

Sports
Swansea boss Graham Potter insists bringing the club straight back to the Premier League in his first season will not be easy.The Swans were relegated to the Championship last season and appointed Potter as part of a bold restructure of the club. Potter, 43, managed Swedish club Ostersund for eight years, winning three promotions and the Svenska Cupen while playing an attractive brand of football. Potter is not getting ahead of himself at Swansea However, the Englishman knows immediate success with his new club will be difficult. “It’s not so straightforward. We’ve got to go through a transition, a restructure,” he told talkSPORT. “For us, it’s not about worrying what’s going to happen in May. “It’s about trying ...
Bitter Mugabe refuses to back successor in poll

Bitter Mugabe refuses to back successor in poll

World
Zimbabwe's former leader Robert Mugabe has refused to back his successor just a day before the country's historic Monday vote. Mr Mugabe addressed the nation for the first time since stepping down in November and declared that "I will not vote for those who have illegally taken power."Referring to current president Emmerson Mnangagwa, who took office with the military's support, the 94-year-old told reporters on Sunday: "I cannot vote for those who have tormented me." Image: Grace Mugabe had been poised to take over from her husband before he was ousted Mr Mugabe gave a slow and rambling address that at times betrayed his lingering bitterness and anger over his dramatic removal under military pressure and amid a ruling...