10/16/2012 08:46 am ET Updated Dec 16, 2012

'Working At American Apparel Was Like Entering A Completely Different Universe'

The horrific sexual missteps of American Apparel CEO Dov Charney have been well documented. Ever since he masturbated in front of a Jane magazine reporter in 2004 (hi, Jane!), the bad juju has snowballed. American Apparel always seems to be mired knee-deep in muck, despite their progressive stance on LGBTQ rights and immigration. While I cannot tell you what it is like to work directly with Dov Charney (I never met him), I can tell you exactly what it is like to work at an American Apparel store, something I did for a whole year.

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