wage gap

Massachusetts Just Took A Big Step Toward Closing The Gender Wage Gap

Employers can add to the wage gap without even realizing it, which is why this new law is so important. More »


The Republican Platform’s War On Women’s Rights: What You Need To Know

On women’s rights, the party started from the bottom and has somehow managed to get lower. More »


What Are The Worst Industries For The Pay Gap? It’s Bleak All Over, Guys.

Best to marry rich. Just kidding. We’re kidding. Jesus, it was a joke! (But like, if you happen to fall in love with someone who happens to be rich…) More »


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 perpetuate itself in our current economic structure? More »


Scarlett Johansson Won’t Talk About The Wage Gap

Dainty little Scar Jo is too worried about etiquette to talk about the wage gap, she says in a new Cosmopolitan cover story.

Johansson expands on her feelings about the wage inequality issue in Hollywood:
“There’s something icky about me having that conversation unless it applies to a greater whole… I am very fortunate, I… More »


Five U.S. Women’s Soccer Players Have Filed A Wage Discrimination Lawsuit

A top-tier women’s player could make just 38 percent of her men’s counterpart. More »


Study Finds That The Wage Gap Is Pretty, Pretty Bad In Media, Everywhere Else

The glamourous and high-flying world of ~media~ will work you to your bones and pay you less than the dude sitting to your right! More »


Another Problem With The Wage Gap: Women Tend To Have Worse Credit Than Men

…Even though they tend to have less debt. More »


Would You Be Able To Afford A Surprise $500 or $1000 Expense? Most Americans Can’t

Meanwhile, the CEO of your company has likely already earned your entire 2016 salary. More »


Time Magazine Once Tried To Pay Gloria Steinem With a Gucci Purse Instead of Real, Actual Money

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


International Men’s Day: Thanks For All The Trophies, But No Thanks

An important message from a man about male privilege. More »


The Soapbox: As Serena Williams Knows, The Race-Based Wage Gap Is No Joke

Serena may have whooped Maria Sharapova’s behind in 18 of their last 20 matches, but somehow, Sharapova is worth $5 million more. More »


Gay Feminist High School Senior Nails Her Yearbook Quote

One of the great regrets of my life is that I didn’t make better use of my high school yearbook senior quote. After all, back then, I had no idea that I would grow up to be a blogger with unlimited internet space for spewing my opinions and musings. Those few characters below my vaguely miserable… More »


Gavin McInnes Throws Giant Mantrum Over Women Having Jobs

Gavin McInnes may or may not be some kind of fugazi Andy Kaufman going around saying horrible things in order to freak people out. Nonetheless, he is taken very seriously by conservative outlets and pundits who seem to think that his brand of verbal horror porn is the bees knees.

Last night’s “Hannity”More »


Hillary Clinton Will Be Officially Announcing Her Campaign This Weekend

We’re shocked, just SHOCKED! More »


Watch These Little Princesses Fight Sexism With F-Bombs

FCKH8 put together this amazing video of little girls summing up the women’s equality movement more succinctly than any grown-up ever could. After all, it’s their future we’re so worried about, right? The video highlights their T-shirt fundraiser, which goes toward supporting anti-sexism organizations and funding FCKH8 to keep pushing activist causes forward. I am head… More »


Sarah Silverman Wants To Abolish The Vagina Tax

Sarah Silverman is working with the National Women’s Law Center on their Equal Payback Project, a fundraising effort focused on economic justice for women, and is acquiring herself a dick so she can make as much money as a man in her profession! OK, not really. The video’s premise is that if we can raise… More »


Christina Hendricks Navigates The Modern Workplace (While Making A Point About The Antiquated Wage Gap)

What happens when you stick “Mad Men”‘s Christina Hendricks in a modern office and ask her to get to work? Well, she’s a little confused. Where’s the phone? How do you “fax” something? Who wants a martini? What do you mean she can’t smoke? See, if pay disparity between men and women is going to… More »


Miss Utah Gets Another Chance To Answer The Gender Wage Gap Question

After her total fail of a response at the Miss USA pageant when asked about the gender wage gap, Miss Utah Marissa Powell tried to redeem herself with a more streamlined answer on “The Today Show.” Check out her interview with Miss America Erin Brady and see what you think! … More »


Republican Congresswoman: Women Just Want To Be “Recognized,” Not Paid Equally

Tennessee Republican Rep. Marsha Blackburn says she opposes equal pay laws because women just want to be “recognized,” just not paid equally for the same work. Rep. Blackburn then added, “You know, I ‘ve always said that I didn’t want to be given a job because I was female, I wanted it because I… More »


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