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Do We Really Want Equal Pay?

The Cut | Posted 08.27.2015 | Women
The Cut

It's not that we're frustrated at making so little progress toward pay equality. It's that we're playing a game we can't ever win.

Here's How Outrageous The Pay Gap Between CEOs And Workers Is

The Huffington Post | Jenny Che | Posted 08.27.2015 | Business

If you thought CEOs were earning way too much while the bulk of their companies' employees got left behind -- well, you weren't wrong. The pay gap bet...

Pinterest Now Analyzing Pay For Discrimination Against Women

The Huffington Post | Emily Peck | Posted 08.13.2015 | Business

Many older, established companies are already in the habit of making sure they’re not discriminating against women when it comes to pay. Now tec...

'When Yo Girl' Memes Turn Feminist

The Huffington Post | Aaron Nemo | Posted 07.17.2015 | Comedy

The phrase "when yo girl" is one of those early indicators that a sentence is headed down a dangerously tasteless path. Other examples include, "I'm n...

Laura Bassett

The Money Gap For Retired Women Is Staggering

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 07.16.2015 | Politics

Democrats in Congress often lament the fact that full-time working women in the United States earn 78 cents for every dollar men earn, but less attent...

Former Banker Details The Brutally Misogynistic Culture Of Wall Street

The Huffington Post | Jared Greenhouse | Posted 07.17.2015 | HuffPost Live 321

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Top U.S. Soccer Official Pledges To Push For Better Pay For Women

The Huffington Post | Travis Waldron | Posted 07.15.2015 | Sports

WASHINGTON -- A Senate committee hearing Wednesday was supposed to focus on corruption within FIFA, soccer’s international governing body, and ...

Amanda Seyfried: 'I Was Being Paid 10 Percent Of What My Male Co-Star Was Getting'

The Huffington Post | Taylor Pittman | Posted 07.14.2015 | Women

Yet another actress has spoken out about the gender pay gap in Hollywood. Amanda Seyfried told The Sunday Times about a job she was paid le...

Iceland Is Doing Something Right and Smart!

Gabriela Mueller Mendoza | Posted 07.01.2015 | Latino Voices
Gabriela Mueller Mendoza

A recently experience I lived in Iceland is still fresh in my mind and heart. On an Icelandic summer day there was excitement in the air. Global leaders came together in one of the most marvelous places in the Nordic area, the Harpa Music Hall in Reykjavik, Iceland.

Meryl Streep Wants Congress To ‘Stand Up For Equality'

AP | CHARLES BABINGTON | Posted 06.23.2015 | Women

WASHINGTON (AP) — No actor or actress can match Meryl Streep's 19 Academy Award nominations, and only Katharine Hepburn has bested her three Oscars ...

Judy Greer Calls Pay Gap 'Bulls***' In Glamour Op-Ed

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 05.06.2015 | Women

Judy Greer is calling "bulls***" on the gender pay gap. The "Married" star does not mince words in a new op-ed for Glamour about the difference in...

Pop-Up Shop Will Charge Women Less To Reflect State's Wage Gap

The Huffington Post | Alanna Vagianos | Posted 04.16.2015 | Women

A pop-up shop for gender wage equality could be coming to a city near you. Created by graphic designer Elana Schlenker, the store called 76...

Joe Biden: Equal Pay For Women Is 'Common Sense'

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 04.14.2015 | Politics

Vice President Joe Biden tweeted that closing the gender pay gap is "common sense" in honor of Equal Pay Day. Biden posted the message along with a...

Reddit's No Negotiation Success Relies on Offer Process

Katie Donovan | Posted 06.14.2015 | Business
Katie Donovan

Ellen Pao, interim CEO of Reddit who recently lost a discrimination claim against her former employer, has a novel way to address this issue. Ms. Pao has put an end to negotiating one's pay at Reddit.

The Map Of America Every Woman Needs To See

The Huffington Post | Emma Gray | Posted 04.14.2015 | Women

It's 2015, and on average, women still make 78 cents to a man's dollar. A new report goes beyond that oft-quoted statistic, and examines this discrepa...

There Are 22 U.S. Cities Where Women Actually Earn More Than Men

The Huffington Post | Emily Cohn | Posted 04.07.2015 | Business

Peggy Olson would be proud.

Here Are The Few Male-Dominated Jobs Where Women (Barely) Make More Than Men

The Huffington Post | Jenny Che | Posted 03.30.2015 | Business

Female producers and directors are among the few instances where men make up the bulk of a profession, but women earn more.

Even In Nursing, Women Are Paid Less Than Men

Reuters | Posted 05.24.2015 | Business

Even though nine out of 10 nurses are women, men in the profession earn higher salaries.

Female Actors Earn Less Than Their Male Counterparts

The Huffington Post | Lily Karlin | Posted 12.18.2014 | Entertainment

Female actors in Hollywood are earning less than their male counterparts. On Friday, The Daily Beast released information from the Sony hack which rev...

4 Reasons That Feminism and Disability Rights Are Two Sides of the Same Coin

Sarah Blahovec | Posted 01.17.2015 | Women
Sarah Blahovec

Not only am I still convinced that feminism has a purpose and should be discussed, but I think that initiatives for women's empowerment could hold a lot of promise for ameliorating the issues faced by persons with disabilities in the workplace.

Unequal Pay Every Day

Laura Riley, Ph.D. | Posted 01.05.2015 | Women
Laura Riley, Ph.D.

The Equal Pay Act doesn't seem to be working very well. In the United States today, mothers are the primary or sole breadwinners in more than 40 percent of families. They work for the same reasons men do and merit the same pay.

Women Should Speak Up and Ask for Raises, Promotions, and New Roles -- Here's How

Judith Humphrey | Posted 12.28.2014 | Women
Judith Humphrey

Comments like Nadella's show it's time for women to take action on their own behalf, whether seeking pay increases, promotions, or leadership roles.

Women, Vote Yourselves a Raise

Martha Burk | Posted 12.17.2014 | Politics
Martha Burk

America goes to the polls in less than 3 weeks, there's a lot at stake for the majority of voters -- namely women. Unfortunately women also make up another majority -- those working for our pathetic $7.25 an hour minimum wage.

The Pay Gap Is Much Wider Than Most Americans Think: Study

The Huffington Post | Sam Levine | Posted 09.29.2014 | Politics

Democrats hoping to use income inequality to drive voters to the polls in November face a critical problem: Americans may not know just how well-off t...

Women and Wages: Is the Pay Gap Smaller Than We Think?

LearnVest | Posted 11.25.2014 | Women
LearnVest

When it comes to the topic of gender equality, there is usually one issue upheld as an indicator of progress, or lack thereof: the wage gap.