Tag Archives: Journey

The Costumes in 'Widows' Mirror Each Woman’s Journey

At face value, Widows is a heist movie. But Steve McQueen’s long-awaited follow-up to 12 Years a Slave also tackles topics ranging from race and politics to gender issues and female empowerment through the journey of its four female leads. Based on a British crime novel and TV series, of the same name, it turns…

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My Journey Into the Gig Economy: Folding Underwear, Walking Dogs, and Building Furniture

Like Athena emerging fully formed and dressed for battle from the head of Zeus, many talented women who joined the professional world during the Great Recession have faced unprecedented challenges. I’ve tried a few unconventional methods of making rent, but even I never could have anticipated the recent Thursday evening I spent folding a stranger’s…

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