Chris Evans, aka Captain America, called the wage gap “ubiquitous,” proving himself a true hero, indeed. READ MORE »


You can totally pay your rent with a Gucci bag, guys. READ MORE »


At this upsetting and frustrating time in American history, it’s important to consider how to be a good ally in the movement for equality. Thankfully, the amazing Franchesca Ramsey is here to clarify a few ways for allies to back up their fellow humans. No matter who you are or what walk of life you’re in, there are things… READ MORE »


Last week, the dean of Harvard University’s prestigious Kennedy School of Government agreed to include “power and privilege training” for every new student at orientation.

As notes, activists like Reetu Mody, a first-year grad student at the Kennedy School, found themselves disturbed by how often their opinions, especially those suggesting a racial… READ MORE »


“It’s a little bit of male chauvinism … It’s not just Anna — I see powerful women who really get slammed for being too forthright or running their business in a very determined way. If [former GE CEO] Jack Welch were being named as a potential ambassador, people wouldn’t be saying, ‘Oh, but hang on,… READ MORE »


As if dealing with a cheating and violent husband is not enough to endure, a Bangladeshi woman had acid thrown into her face by her husband when she dared to divorce him.

Nurbanu, 36, discovered her husband with another woman and divorced him — only to find herself doused in acid by him… READ MORE »

Love & Sex

Couples who divvy up washing dishes, cleaning the laundry, and other house chores are more likely to get divorced than couples where the woman does the homemaking by herself, according to a Norwegian study of thousands of couples called Equality in the Home.

In the study, which looked at 2007-08 data, researchers found that… READ MORE »