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What Does It Really Mean To Say 'I'm With Her?'

Kiri Westby | Posted 07.25.2016 | Politics
Kiri Westby

There I sat in a non-descript ballroom in downtown Denver on a sweltering June day, listening to Hillary Clinton speak about the staggering inequalities women in the U.S. still face, while two blocks away, a man walked into the Colorado Recycling Association offices, shot his ex-wife multiple times and then fatally shot himself.

Why Soccer Champion Alex Morgan Is Fighting For Equal Pay

The Huffington Post | Will Tooke | Posted 07.19.2016 | HuffPost Live 321


Equal Pay For USWNT And Why Women Don’t Ask

Jennifer Matt | Posted 07.26.2016 | Women
Jennifer Matt

There are many inspiring commercials featuring the U.S. women’s national soccer team (USWNT), portraying them as role models for young girls who hop...

With Half The World's Population Not Working At Their Potential, Gender Equality Must Be Job #1

Mikkel Vestergaard | Posted 07.11.2016 | Women
Mikkel Vestergaard

July 11 is World Population Day, a 24-hour time span to focus on global population issues. Possibly no issue is more pressing than gender inequality and its effect on individuals and economies.

'UnREAL' Stars On How They Fight For Equal Pay In Hollywood

The Huffington Post | Karli Bendlin | Posted 06.30.2016 | Entertainment

Constance Zimmer and Shiri Appleby star on the hit Lifetime series "UnREAL" as two cutthroat producers who will manipulate anyone (including each othe...

Obama Gives A Shoutout To Equal Pay While Honoring The 2015 WNBA Champs

The Huffington Post | Madeline Diamond | Posted 06.28.2016 | Politics

President Barack Obama honored the WNBA's Minnesota Lynx at the White House on Monday and stressed the importance of "equal pay for equal work" during...

Power To Equal Pay

Eve Ellis | Posted 06.21.2016 | Business
Eve Ellis

This past Tuesday, at the White House-convened United State of Women Summit, I was on energy overload. It was a day of inspiring speeches by on-the- ground trailblazers and the thrilling moment when President Obama called himself a feminist. Yet for me, the most exciting, kick-off news was this: The White House made visible its "Equal Pay Pledge".

A Reason To Shop At H&M That Has Nothing To Do With Fashion

The Huffington Post | Emily Peck | Posted 06.15.2016 | Business

Here's a reason to spend more money at H&M: The fast-fashion retailer is closing in on gender equality. Women make up 58 percent of H&M's board and 4...

Closing The Gap: Equal Pay Is Good For Business

Dan Briskin | Posted 06.13.2016 | Business
Dan Briskin

Imagine if your outfit was styled the same way women are paid in the United States. It's obvious when nearly a quarter of your outfit is missing. But ...

Serena Williams Has Perfected Her Argument Against The Wage Gap

The Huffington Post | Juliet Spies-Gans | Posted 06.07.2016 | Sports

Using her platform as perhaps the most influential woman in sports today, Serena Williams has once again underscored the importance of equal pay, unde...

4 Ways For Women to Get Ahead in The Business World

Brittany L. Stalsburg, PhD | Posted 06.03.2016 | Women
Brittany L. Stalsburg, PhD

The advice I give in this article is not meant to replace or ignore the large scale institutional and cultural changes that need to be made for more women to advance in the business world.

Men I'd Like to F*ck! (Better Read on in Case It's You, Guy-at-the-Office)

Juliette Fretté | Posted 05.31.2016 | Comedy
Juliette Fretté

If society actually does care about you and the one-eyed snail, it's nowhere near as much as people praise hot chicks and the omnipotent V.A.G. Online lists abound of all sorts of female fuckables and you're just feeling . . . left out right?

Not Having Orgasms? You Might Not Get That Raise.

Whitney Smith | Posted 05.26.2016 | Women
Whitney Smith

I'm not psychic. I have no crystal ball. I don't even know these women very deeply. But I have this prophetic vision because of some truth I've acquired in my 40s. It's a truth that could have prevented many of my peers and myself from enduring similar trials in our own professional lives.

Senate Passes Equal Pay Resolution For U.S. Women Soccer Stars

The Huffington Post | Travis Waldron | Posted 05.26.2016 | Sports

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Women's National Team gained another ally in its fight for equal pay on Thursday, when the Senate unanimously approved a non-bi...

Gender Pay Gap Continues To Widen for Recent College Grads

Margarita Hakobyan | Posted 05.25.2016 | College
Margarita Hakobyan

While wages have increased for young men graduating college by about 8.1% since 2000, wages for young women have fallen 6.8% in the same time period. The discrepancy, according to the EPI's report, is likely driven by men at the very top of the wage gap distribution earning more than ever.

5 Things Working Mothers Can Do To Close The Pay Gap

Romy Newman | Posted 05.24.2016 | Women
Romy Newman

I spend a lot of time thinking about how employers can make better workplaces for women, but I also realize that it's only half of the story. Individuals can also maximize our chances for success and help improve gender equality at work by changing our own behavior.

What's at Stake for College Women in the Upcoming Election

Gina Messina-Dysert | Posted 05.20.2016 | Women
Gina Messina-Dysert

College women - many who are voting for their first time - will be significantly impacted by the 2016 election. Whereas gendered rights have been political pawns throughout history, in 2016 we are taking steps backwards. Gains made are being eroded.

Yes, It Actually Does Matter When Famous Women Ask For Equal Pay

The Huffington Post | Emily Peck | Posted 05.23.2016 | Business

This week everyone was talking about "House of Cards" -- not because Netflix just dropped a new season on us, but because a star of the series, Robin ...

Americans Want U.S. Soccer To Pay Women's Team Equally

The Huffington Post | Travis Waldron | Posted 05.12.2016 | Sports

Carli Lloyd, Hope Solo and the other stars of the U.S. Women's National Team have fans in their corner when it comes to their equal pay dispute with t...

Cyndi Lauper And James Corden Sing ‘Girls Just Want Equal Funds’

The Huffington Post | Alanna Vagianos | Posted 05.11.2016 | Women

Cyndi Lauper wants girls to have fun... and equal pay! The iconic singer, whose new album, "Detour," is out today, stopped by The Late Late Show with...

This Part of Me, One of Hundreds of Great Videos, Is Winner of #TheFWord Contest

Soraya Chemaly | Posted 05.10.2016 | Women
Soraya Chemaly

In January, SheKnows Media, a digital media company, and the Ms. Foundation for Women, launched #TheFWord, a video contest that encouraged people to submit short films about what feminism means to them. Today they announced a winner.

Mother's Day Must Go

Douglas Forbes | Posted 05.06.2016 | Women
Douglas Forbes

Americans will spend $22 billion on Mother's Day this year. $22 billion. That's $258 for each of the 85 million U.S. moms. Why not just give them the money. Even though it won't make a dent in the disparity of income between moms and dads, at least it's something. They deserve it, right?

Woman Up: Make Equal Pay Laws Obsolete

Todd Calongne | Posted 05.06.2016 | Women
Todd Calongne

It is all on you, ladies. It's your obligation to only work at places that treat people well. It's also on you to take to social media, or, to say, "they treat people poorly." This is the glass ceiling to break, however, it's also on all of us to listen and withhold support and dollars from these companies.

New Tools for Revving Up the Economy: Women, Work, and Care

Riane Eisler | Posted 05.05.2016 | Women
Riane Eisler

There are four levers policymakers can pull to add steam to the machinery that makes the economy go. These levers maximize the intersection between the work women do, paid and unpaid, and economic prosperity, as documented by the Social Wealth Economic Indicators developed by the Caring Economy Campaign.

Social Enterprises Should Champion Equal Pay

Kristen Tyrrell | Posted 05.03.2016 | Women
Kristen Tyrrell

Women are paid less than men. With few exceptions, this is true across national borders, industries, racial identity, and education level. Some experts claim that true wage discrimination is not a factor and that lower pay represents a tradeoff for more flexible hours and less strenuous work.