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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…) …

Megan Reynolds | April 12, 2016 - 8:14 pm

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

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…

Leah Prinzivalli | April 7, 2016 - 5:17 pm

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.

Rebecca Vipond Brink | March 31, 2016 - 1:15 pm

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!

Megan Reynolds | March 23, 2016 - 6:00 pm

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

…Even though they tend to have less debt.

Rebecca Vipond Brink | February 18, 2016 - 2:00 pm

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.

Robyn Pennacchia | January 6, 2016 - 4:45 pm

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.

Megan Reynolds | December 15, 2015 - 5:30 pm

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

An important message from a man about male privilege.

Nico Lang | November 19, 2015 - 2:00 pm

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.

Tiffanie Drayton | August 28, 2015 - 1:00 pm

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…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | May 28, 2015 - 11:50 am

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…

Robyn Pennacchia | May 15, 2015 - 3:00 pm

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,…

Claire Hannum | October 22, 2014 - 9:30 am

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

Rebecca Vipond Brink | October 8, 2014 - 5:00 pm

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…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | August 8, 2014 - 2:30 pm

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…

Daley Quinn | June 18, 2013 - 7:00 pm

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…

Jessica Wakeman | June 4, 2013 - 7:30 pm

Want To Make Equal Pay For Equal Work? Don’t Become An Insurance Agent

The wage gap has closed somewhat in a lot of industries, but when it comes to insurance agents, forget it. In a new study from the Bureau of Labor Statistics,…

Julie Gerstein | February 14, 2013 - 9:40 am

Why Mothers Are Getting Screwed At Retirement Age

This should scare all of us: many women are unable to financially provide for themselves after reaching retirement age, due to the wage gap and time women take off…

Jessica Wakeman | January 29, 2013 - 5:40 pm
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