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Wage Equality

What To Expect When Negotiating A Pay Raise

The Huffington Post | Chantelle DMello | Posted 04.27.2016 | HuffPost Live 321

Sick of higher-ups raining on your parade and your bank account? Here's a crash course on how to negotiate that pay raise and push for what you deserv...

Kids' Lemonade Stand Perfectly Illustrates How Unfair The Wage Gap Is

The Huffington Post | Nina Bahadur | Posted 10.29.2015 | Women

It's ridiculous that in 2015 women, especially women of color, don't receive the same pay as white men for equal work. And a new video uses adorable c...

Gender Equality Won't Just Change Women's Lives -- It'll Change Everyone's

The Huffington Post | Shane Ferro | Posted 09.30.2015 | Business

What would the world be like if we achieved true equality for women? The global economy might be stronger, for one thing. But such a shift would nee...

Why Patricia Arquette Says We're 'Lying To Our Daughters When We Tell Them They Can Do Anything'

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 09.18.2015 | Women

SAN FRANCISCO -- Patricia Arquette has taken her fight for equal pay from Tinseltown to Silicon Valley. On Thursday, the Oscar-winning actress sat dow...

Legacies of Limited Justice and the Sandra Bland Case

Kali Nicole Gross | Posted 09.13.2016 | Black Voices
Kali Nicole Gross

Sandra Bland's family has filed a wrongful death suit, but the Department of Justice should conduct an independent investigation into Bland's death and an independent prosecutor should handle the case

Will Sandra Bland's Case Finally Make Black Women's Lives Matter?

Kali Nicole Gross | Posted 07.23.2016 | Black Voices
Kali Nicole Gross

It is terrifying to consider that it takes the body of a black woman hanging dead in a jail cell -- over a traffic violation no less -- to finally get national attention on the issue of racist, police brutality against us.

Help Banish the Motherhood Penalty

MotherWoman | Posted 07.22.2016 | Impact
MotherWoman

Women are not asking for more than we are worth but we do not want to be paid less than a man who is doing the same job that we are. We want fairness, nothing more, nothing less.

Charleston Massacre and Anti-Black State Violence Fueled By the Same Racist Beliefs

Kali Nicole Gross | Posted 06.19.2016 | Black Voices
Kali Nicole Gross

On the eve of the 150th anniversary of Juneteenth, the day commemorated for having the last enslaved Blacks freed in America, it's time we seriously address the vitriolic legacies of white supremacy.

Nicki Minaj Talks Orgasms And Wage Equality Like The Queen She Is

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 05.29.2015 | Women

Nicki Minaj is a woman who knows what she wants and gets it, in bed and in the workplace. The rap goddess graces the cover of Cosmopolitan's July ...

This Mourning on Mother's Day

Kali Nicole Gross | Posted 05.07.2016 | Black Voices
Kali Nicole Gross

This Mother's Day feels different. Ominous somehow and heavy with sorrow. It seems wrong to celebrate when so many mothers are in pain. Whether weeping over the unarmed, and largely ignored, corpses of their daughters slain by police.

10 Things That Need To Be Done To Close The Wage Gap

The Huffington Post | Alanna Vagianos | Posted 04.30.2015 | Women

It costs more to be a woman, but you likely get paid less. The gender pay gap isn't dying out anytime soon (not for about 85 years to be exact). O...

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...

Family-Friendly Policies And The Fight For Wage Equality

Elia De la Cruz Toledo | Posted 05.09.2015 | Women
Elia De la Cruz Toledo

Patricia Arquette's brief segue on gender wage equality during her acceptance speech at the 2015 Oscars brought into the forefront of international conversation a battle that women have been fighting for decades.

Hillary Is Ready and So Are the Women of Silicon Valley

Michelle Kraus | Posted 04.26.2015 | Politics
Michelle Kraus

You know it's always fascinating to watch the beginning of the next really big thing. Well, that's what it was like at the Watermark Conference today when Hillary Clinton, the former Secretary of State, took the stage.

Patricia Arquette's Stirring Oscars Call (and Teaching Moment) About Wage Equality

Christine Pelosi | Posted 04.25.2015 | Politics
Christine Pelosi

From President Obama's calls for equal pay to the House Democrats' Women Succeed agenda to the nonpartisan National Women's Law Center to now Oscar night itself, this issue is gaining traction.

Sheryl Sandberg: 'It's Indisputable That There's A Real Pay Gap'

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 04.09.2014 | Business

Sheryl Sandberg says anyone who questions whether men really make more than women simply isn't paying attention to the facts. During an interview w...

Building the New Populism

Bob Burnett | Posted 06.04.2014 | Politics
Bob Burnett

Although Americans are concerned about lots of issues -- the minimum wage, decent jobs, healthcare, education, and protection of the environment, to name only a few -- what they crave is a reassertion of fundamental American values: fairness, justice, and equal opportunity for all.

Progressive Activists Look To Reclaim MLK's 'Radical' Legacy On Wage Equality

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

Progressive activists in Chicago honored Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthday on Sunday by calling for economic equality, drawing a crowd of 2,000 to a c...

Presidential Report Card: How Much Has Obama Really Done For Women?

Allison Gaudet Yarrow | Posted 10.28.2011 | Women
Allison Gaudet Yarrow

Friday, in a White House press release celebrating the 91st anniversary of women's suffrage in the U.S., President Obama declared: "The 19th Amendme...

Republicans Speak: Why They're Against Equal Pay for Women

Lee Camp | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Lee Camp

2010-11-24-graf.jpgLast week not a single Senate Republican voted for a bill ensuring equal pay for women. So we asked 1,000 Republicans why they're against wage equality for women.