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This week we covered hair color, clothing, and gender parity. It's the Strange But True week in review!

What a Hoot! Waitress Fired for Having Blonde Hair—When you think of the restaurant chain Hooters, you immediately think about how good their wings are, right? In case you didn’t know, the chain is also very popular for their waitstaff. In fact, the dress code has been known to turn heads! In one waitress’s case, though, heads were turned for a different reason!

‘Athleisure’—Gym Clothes Now Workplace Approved—Get out your dress code; it may be time for an update. Clothing that used to be considered “gym clothes” and too casual for the workplace is now part of ‘athleisure’ business chic—think $195 sweatpants!

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How ‘Mad Men’ Addressed 21st Century Gender Parity in a 1960s Workplace—As the popular series “Mad Men” draws to a close, Working Mother magazine reveals how the creator, Matthew Weiner, used the show to address 21st century workplace equality in a show about the 1960s.

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