Stay or Go in a World on Fire

By Donna Nixon (Follow us on LinkedIn) A myth widely told is that a frog in tepid water that slowly is heated to boiling will stay in the pot and boil to death. It is fiction meant to convey the idea that one can normalize and passively accept being in an untenable or life-threatening situation becauseContinue reading “Stay or Go in a World on Fire”

Postcards from the Gender War: Job Hunting as a Trans Early-Career Librarian

By Ezekiel Amari McGee (Follow us on LinkedIn) For the past year, watching the news often feels like watching a Hitchcock film—you know something awful’s coming, it’s just a matter of when. While we all can certainly take our pick of the various horrors plaguing our world, as a genderqueer person I tend to be mostContinue reading “Postcards from the Gender War: Job Hunting as a Trans Early-Career Librarian”

Riding the Wave of the “Great Resignation”

By Brandi Robertson The phrase the “Great Resignation” has been thrown around a lot in the past year, referring to the millions of Americans who have quit their jobs since 2021. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, in November 2021, the number of people who left their jobs reached an all-time high of 6.3Continue reading “Riding the Wave of the “Great Resignation””