Who Owns The Dead? (The New Republic)Photo by MudflapDC

Who Owns The Dead? (The New Republic)

A small but growing group of women like Knox are slowly building a movement to change our modern, big-business approach to death. They call themselves home funeral guides or death midwives.

Sony Pictures Hack Reveals Stark Gender Pay GapPhoto by Nic McPhee

Sony Pictures Hack Reveals Stark Gender Pay Gap

At Sony’s Columbia Pictures division, a man and a woman have the same job and—oh dear, this is awkward—he’s making close to a million dollars more.

How (and How Not) to Break Up With a Roommate (TNR.com)Photo by Alli Stancil

How (and How Not) to Break Up With a Roommate (TNR.com)

Once a temporary holdover from college life, platonic cohabitation is now carrying some city dwellers through their twenties and into their thirties. Being a roommate becomes a significant (if subconscious) part of their identities; for those lucky enough to find a stable, long-term roommate setup, it also provides a defining partnership. All of which makes the eventual break-up of these sustained roommate relationships a new rite of passage.