Wage Gap

Shulevitz thus calls for a feminism — one that she calls “caregiverism” — that “demand[s] dignity and economic justice for parents dissatisfied with a few weeks of unpaid parental leave.” Image: Thinkstock.

If Childcare Is The Key To Gender Equality And Parental Happiness, Can We Get It Now?

Judith Shulevitz recently noted in the New York Times that although “unmarried childless women have overcome every barrier to opportunity you can Read...
Ariel Chesler    |   08.12.16   |   SHARE
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20 Non-BS Life Lessons I Learned By Age 30

Now that I’ve turned 30 (and wear caftans) I’m done reading vapid click-bait offering prosaic advice. This is not one of those articles. Read...
Emily Hill    |   06.27.16   |   SHARE
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Bias against women employees accounts for as high as 40 percent of the pay gap. Image: AAUW/The Simple Truth about the Gender Pay Gap .pdf.

Equal Pay Day: What You Need To Know

Despite our dependence on caregiving to grow and function as a society, compensation for this labor remains unfairly low. Another factor is the “ Read...
Marcia G. Yerman    |   04.12.16   |   SHARE
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5 Conversations Your Token Feminist Friend Is Completely Over 

"Hey, you're a feminist. What do you think of that?" If we feminists got a dollar every time someone at a party asked us this question, we just might Read...
Suzannah Weiss    |   12.9.15   |   SHARE
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Watch: Sarah Silverman Combats The Wage Gap In A Very NSFW Way

Sarah Silverman is trying to raise $30 trillion to fight the wage gap . . . with the most penises you'll ever see on YouTube. Read...
Jody Amable   |   10.8.14   |   SHARE
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Stop. It's too cute. I'm going to cry. (Credit: Facebook)

Mariah Carey, Nick Cannon Split: Was An Age Gap To Blame?

Mariah is 45. Nick is 33. Did this difference play a role in the unraveling of a once-golden couple? Read...
Giana Ciapponi    |   08.21.14   |   SHARE
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Ladies, don't trust this man during a negotiation (Credit: ThinkStock)

More Bad News for Women and Negotiations: Study Finds Ladies are More Likely to Be Lied To

A new study finds that both men and women are more likely to lie to women during business deals. Read...
Kelley Calkins   |   08.6.14   |   SHARE
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Newsflash: Wage Gap Rages On! Now What Can We Do About It?

Data out of the White House reconfirms the robustness of the gender wage gap. Fortunately, there are (limited) ways to tackle it. Read...
Kelley Calkins   |   07.2.14   |   SHARE