Jesse Ellison

Jesse Ellison

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DownEast

Wild Wild East - Down East

Wild Wild East - Down East

DownEast

Closure? – Unsolved Crimes – Down East Magazine

Closure? – Unsolved Crimes – Down East Magazine

DownEast

ZamZam Mohamud – Lewiston's Bridge Builder

ZamZam Mohamud – Lewiston's Bridge Builder

Newsweek

My Parents' Failed Experiment in Gender Neutrality

But I am not a boy. Inside my parents' failed experiment with gender neutrality....

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Newsweek

Rise of the Machines Disrupts Maine’s Blueberry Harvest

A quiet harvest has producers worried that something’s rotten in the state of Maine, where most of the world’s wild blueberries are grown....

Newsweek

Even Female Lawyers Suffer Wage Disparities

Even female attorneys within the highest-ranks of elite law firms are paid, on average, roughly $66,000 less than their male counterparts, according to a new study....

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Newsweek

The New Segregation Debate

Single-sex classes have increased by 4,000 percent in less than a decade. Can educating girls and boys separately fix our public schools, or does it reinforce outmoded gender stereotypes?...

The Daily Beast

Jesse Ellison - The Daily Beast

Jesse Ellison is a freelance journalist and former staff writer and articles editor at Newsweek and The Daily Beast....

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The Daily Beast

Dominique Strauss-Kahn's Accuser: The Dangerous Life of a Hotel Maid

Many in the media have focused on how sexual assault allegations against the French politician will affect his career, but the affair underscores the tough challenges hotel maids face working in isolation, and for often unsympathetic bosses, writes Jesse Ellison....

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The Daily Beast

Caster Semenya And The IOC’s Olympics Gender Bender

Jesse Ellison reports on the IOC’s quest to determine whether female athletes are too masculine....

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The Daily Beast

Horace Mann Abuse Stories Pile Up

Since the report on sex abuse at the elite prep school, countless other alleged victims are telling their stories online....

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The Daily Beast

Sikh Temple Shooting Returns Attention To Military’s White Power Problem

Researchers and analysts who’ve studied the ties between military service and right-wing extremism weren’t surprised by Wade Michael Page’s attack on a Sikh temple in Wisconsin. Jesse Ellison reports....

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The Daily Beast

As War Nears An End, Our Afghan Translators Are Being Left Behind

While the U.S. has spent billions on translators, who often place themselves and their families at risk to work with coalition forces, just 50 Afghan translators have received visas this year, reports Jesse Ellison....

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The Daily Beast

Behind ‘The Good Girls Revolt’: The ‘Newsweek’ Lawsuit That Paved the Way for Women Writers

Women of 'Newsweek' were little more than fact-checkers before they sued. Lynn Povich talks to Jessica Bennett and Jesse Ellison....

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The Daily Beast

Sexual Assaults Still Pervasive In Military Despite Official Outrage

Unreported sexual assaults soared in the U.S. military last year, even as outrage on the problem has reached the White House. Jesse Ellison reports....