You’ve defined yourself professionally one way all this time, and now you want to change. The good news is, you’re in great company: According to one study, more than half of working adults in their 40s wanted to switch careers. The bad news? You probably have more on your plate than ever. Here’s how to make the whole career pivot prospect a little less daunting.
In commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Uprising — in which two transgender activists stood up against police who raided the gay bar on Christopher Street in New York City, spawning the modern Pride movement — our first GeNext profile features an erstwhile actor whose career pivot led him to advocating for the LGBTQ+ community.