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IWJ Wins Bradford O'Neil Award for Social Justice From Dominican University

Rudy López | Posted 10.01.2015 | Religion
Rudy López

Good afternoon everyone. It is a real honor to be here with you today. I know it's a Tuesday but I want to take us to church for a minute.

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 shif...

To Be a Latino in This Country and to Be Relatively Conscious Is to Be In a Rage Almost All the Time

César Vargas | Posted 09.21.2015 | Latino Voices
César Vargas

There's a reason why racism and discrimination is called systemic. It means it happens everywhere with everything. So yes, I have an issue with injustice everywhere. Not just the injustice that I think affects me.

America's Next Business Leaders Can't Ignore Income Inequality

The Huffington Post | Jenny Che | Posted 09.10.2015 | Business

The new crop of America's business leaders aren't happy with the status quo of stagnant middle class wages. In a new report released by Harvard ...

Women Still Feel Like They're Not Treated Fairly At Work

The Huffington Post | Janie Velencia | Posted 09.02.2015 | Women

It's 2015, but women are still being held back when it comes to pay and promotions at work because of their gender, according to a Gallup poll releas...

Employing Civil Legal Aid in Closing the Wage Gap

Lonnie A. Powers | Posted 08.11.2015 | Impact
Lonnie A. Powers

Out of all the household types in the U.S., single mothers with children are the most impoverished by a large margin, bringing in lower incomes than single fathers with children, or childless single individuals of either gender.

'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...

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...

This Is How Women Really Feel About Disclosing What They Earn

The Huffington Post | Nina Bahadur | Posted 07.08.2015 | Women

There are many things a woman is not "supposed" to share, like how much she weighs or how old she is. Also on that list: How much money she ear...

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 ...

The Wage Gap Between Moms And Dads Is Even Worse Than The Overall Gender Pay Gap

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 06.05.2015 | Parents

The wage gap between men and women in the U.S. has been the subject of many articles and speeches of late. Less frequently discussed is the difference...

Minority Employees In Retail Face A Huge Wage Gap

AP | By JESSE J. HOLLAND | Posted 06.05.2015 | Business

WASHINGTON (AP) — African-American and Latino cashiers, salespeople and first-line managers are paid less, are less likely to be promoted off the fl...

Extraordinary: Facebook Says 'Not On Our Watch' to Poverty Wages, Family Unfriendly Policies

Debra L. Ness | Posted 05.13.2015 | Business
Debra L. Ness

Wow. Today's announcement by Facebook marks the dawn of a new day in this country. At a time when federal lawmakers are dragging their feet on fair and family friendly workplace policies, corporate America is beginning to step up by adopting these policies voluntarily.

Could This Be The Key To Closing The Gender Pay Gap?

HuffPost Live | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 05.12.2015 | Women

It's no secret that full-time working women trail their male counterparts in average annual earnings. According to the White House, women make just 77...

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...

Stacey Dash Defends Her Ill-Informed Wage Gap Comments

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 05.01.2015 | Women

Stacey Dash is defending comments she made on "The Meredith Vieira Show" about the wage gap. On Wednesday, Dash, an actress and Fox News contribu...

Our Nation's Pay Policies Are Due for a Checkup

Laura Reyes | Posted 06.16.2015 | Politics
Laura Reyes

It's about time we recognized that if you work for a living, you should be able to support your health and your family. American families simply aren't being supported today, but there's a simple solution to all of this: Congress must pass paid sick leave and paid family leave policies. We're sick of waiting.

Matt McGorry's Message To Anyone Who Thinks The Wage Gap Is A Myth

Matt McGorry | Posted 06.16.2015 | Women
Matt McGorry

We need to create a society where girls and women are getting the same encouragement and support to build their careers as the boys and men are. From the start. That's just my #78cents.

The Time for Equal Pay is Embarrassingly Overdue

Linda Meric | Posted 06.15.2015 | Politics
Linda Meric

Equal Pay Day came and went this week but pay equity is a stubborn problem that demands our attention beyond a symbolic day on the calendar. We must continue the dialogue.

How the Gender Wage Gap Differs by Occupation

Emily Baxter | Posted 06.14.2015 | Women
Emily Baxter

The Bureau of Labor Statistics tracked 535 full-time, "detailed" occupations in 2014 and, in the 125 occupations with comparable earnings data, men earned more than women in all but one profession.

5 Things You Can Do Today for Equal Pay

Gloria Feldt | Posted 06.14.2015 | Women
Gloria Feldt

I don't know about you, but I'm tired of hearing that same statistic over and over in the annual communal outcry about the lack of equal pay. So being a practical activist, I put together these five things you and I can do today to bring about equal pay.

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...

Open Letter to Sen. Rafael (Ted) Cruz

NCLR Action Fund | Posted 06.07.2015 | Latino Voices
NCLR Action Fund

Senator, we may not always see eye-to-eye when it comes to policy, but we do know that your words always ring with a sense of urgency and passion. Now how about taking that same fiery fervor and championing causes that truly empower the Latino community?

Kristen Schaal Speaks On The Future Of Wage Equality

The Huffington Post | Katla McGlynn | Posted 03.25.2015 | Comedy

If you're already upset about the current state of the wage-gender pay gap in America, you don't want to know what's coming. The always hard-hittin...

Who Should Bring Home the Bacon?

Catherine Tinsley | Posted 05.20.2015 | Women
Catherine Tinsley

While previous studies have examined gender roles, our paper looks beyond shifting social level metrics to determine if individuals have embraced the gender changes in society and how their attitudes influence their own preferences and behaviors.