Rose Stokes

Quit Your Shit Job

Why I Quit My Creative Job to Become a Prison Officer

David Ralfe quit the draining hustle of the arts industry for a job at HMP Pentonville.
Rose Stokes
2 days ago
Life

The DM That Changed My Life: 'Please Come to the Meeting Room :)'

It was an uneventful Thursday afternoon. Then I got a message from the head of HR.
Rose Stokes
2.11.20
Quit Your Shit Job

How to Quit Your Shit Job... and Teach People About Sex

Ruby Rare hated pulling pints for the people gentrifying her neighbourhood, so she chucked in her bar job to teach sex education.
Rose Stokes
1.22.20
domestic violence

Why a New Domestic Abuse Law Isn't Yet Stopping Tragic Homicides

The coercive control law was a watershed moment for women’s rights in 2015, but it's not made a major difference to domestic abuse rates.
Rose Stokes
1.14.20
Quit Your Shit Job

Quit Your Shit Job and Become.... a Climate Activist!

Do something good for the planet – like Andrew Medhurst, who quit his lucrative gig in pensions to volunteer for Extinction Rebellion.
Rose Stokes
1.1.20
Quit Your Shit Job

Quit Your Shit Job and Become... a Professional Drag King!

Meet Chiyo Gomes – a former head chef who quit the prejudice of the service industry to become a globetrotting drag performer.
Rose Stokes
12.13.19
crime

The Justice System Is Failing Rape Victims

Conviction rapes are at a record low, with half of survivors deciding against pursuing their case. How has it all gone so wrong?
Rose Stokes
12.4.19
Quit Your Shit Job

How to Quit Your Shit Job... and Become a Sugar Baby!

Photographer Elysia Nicole Downings was sick of taking pictures of drunk people at weddings – so she became a sugar baby instead.
Rose Stokes
11.27.19
Quit Your Shit Job

How to Quit Your Shit Job and Become... a Spin Instructor!

Seema Parmar hated the constant bitchy drama of her PR job. So she chucked it all in to retrain as a spin and fitness coach.
Rose Stokes
11.13.19
Health

The Morning-After Pill Wasn’t Meant to Be a 'Plan B'. What Happened?

The messy, untold history of a medication that was originally meant to be used as a regular form of birth control.
Rose Stokes
11.8.19
Quit Your Shit Job

How to Quit Your Shit Job and Become... a Webcam Girl!

BDSM cam girl Foxy left behind a "horror show" job in recruitment and teaching for the flexibility of camming.
Rose Stokes
10.30.19
Quit Your Shit Job

How to Quit Your Shit Job and Become... a Professional Nail Artist!

Alice McColm left behind a monotonous, soul-sucking job in corporate retail to paint glam nails for a living.
Rose Stokes
10.16.19
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