equal pay

Serena Williams pens open letter to young women challenging inequality in sports

One of the world’s greatest athletes knows all too well about sexism in sports.

Bené Viera | November 29, 2016 - 5:01 pm

U.S. Women’s Soccer Team Will Strike If They Don’t Get As Much Money As The (Far Shittier) Men’s Team

The U.S. women’s soccer team gets paid a quarter of what the men’s team does. And they aren’t merely equal to their male counterparts. They are actually better at playing soccer.

Karen Fratti | May 27, 2016 - 7:45 pm

Robin Wright Demanded To Be Paid The Same As Kevin Spacey For ‘House of Cards’ Because She’s Actually Claire Underwood

“I was like, ‘You better pay me or I’m going to go public.’ And they did.”

Tai Gooden | May 19, 2016 - 8:55 am

Equal Pay Day Is Today: Here Are 5 Things You Probably Don’t Know About The Wage Gap

Most people know that the wage gap refers to the institutionalized practice of women being paid less than men for the same work, but how exactly does it manifest and…

Bronwyn Isaac | April 12, 2016 - 3:15 pm

Justin Trudeau: When I Say I’m A Feminist, Twitter Freaks Out

He added that the backlash and fear of the word “feminist” largely marks a generational divide, with older leaders still viewing it as a divisive movement while younger generations view…

Bronwyn Isaac | March 17, 2016 - 12:00 pm

President Obama Announces Plans For Equal Pay

Congress needs to pass the Paycheck Fairness Act already.

Robyn Pennacchia | January 29, 2016 - 2:00 pm

Gillian Anderson Was Only Offered Half What David Duchovny Was For X-Files Reboot

Yeah, that wasn’t going to fly with Dana Scully.

Robyn Pennacchia | January 22, 2016 - 3:00 pm

The Soapbox: Here’s Why Closing The Gender Wage Gap Is A White Feminist Issue

Patricia Arquette’s words, problematic though they may be, were merely an entry point to a much-need conversation about wage inequality. It is up to us to expand on and continue…

Tiffanie Drayton | February 24, 2015 - 12:00 pm

Patricia Arquette’s Backstage Comments Overshadow Oscar Speech

Patricia Arquette gave one of the best speeches at last night’s Oscars, calling for equal pay and equal rights for women and earning the enraptured applause of Meryl Streep. But…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | February 23, 2015 - 10:40 am

Malala Yousafzai Wins The Nobel Peace Prize For Her Work In Education Activism

As we told you this morning, Malala Yousafzai, along with fellow education activist Kailash Satyarthi, won the Nobel Peace Prize. In a press conference today, the youngest ever recipient…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | October 10, 2014 - 6:30 pm

Not This Crap Again: Phyllis Schlafly Says Women Should Be Paid Less So We Find Husbands

It’s about time human mothball Phyllis Schlafly got tucked away in the attic of history. But somehow, someway, the anti-feminist and founder of the uber-conservative Eagle Forum is still sharing…

Jessica Wakeman | April 17, 2014 - 4:30 pm

President Obama Will Issue Two Executive Orders On Equal Pay

President Obama will sign an executive order tomorrow that will force federal contractors to submit information to the Labor Department about employees’ pay along with their race and gender,…

Jessica Wakeman | April 7, 2014 - 6:00 pm
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