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Sarah Silverman and the Art of Advocacy

Dana Beyer | Posted 12.17.2014 | Gay Voices
Dana Beyer

Social progress, with a concomitant increase in visibility, brings the need for that community to adapt in order to make further progress. A recent case in point is the politically correct backlash from some in the trans community directed toward Sarah Silverman and the equal-pay video from the National Women's Law Center last week.

Continuing the Fight for Women's Rights With Paycheck Fairness

Rep. Alcee L. Hastings | Posted 05.31.2014 | Politics
Rep. Alcee L. Hastings

It is long past time that we end wage discrimination in our country once and for all, and it is in all of our best interests that women's issues be kept at the forefront of the struggle for equality here at home and across the globe.

Gender Pay Gap Is Alive And Well In All 50 States

The Huffington Post | Alanna Vagianos | Posted 03.19.2014 | Women

Not only does the gender wage gap have real staying power, but it's alive and kicking in all 50 states. According to a new report released earlier...

Utah's Other No. 1 Ranking: Gender Pay Gap

Donna McAleer | Posted 04.07.2014 | Politics
Donna McAleer

Utah should not be a stepping stone in a woman's career, where she stays long enough to get experience and then leaves another state for a job where gender income inequity is less, or non-existent.

Millennial Women Are Closing The Wage Gap (For Now)

The Huffington Post | Lisa Belkin | Posted 12.11.2013 | Women

We are almost there, but not quite. That is the conclusion of a new report about Gender and the Workplace released today by the Pew Research Cente...

World's 50 Best Restaurant List Shows Women And Minorities Shut Out Of Restaurant Industry

The Huffington Post | Jessica Cumberbatch Anderson | Posted 06.14.2013 | Black Voices

Despite the 2013 world's best restaurant hailing from Spain, you'd be hard pressed to find a person of color among the annual ranking of highly regard...

The Cruel Gap Between CEO Pay and the Stagnant Minimum Wage

Ralph Nader | Posted 05.13.2013 | Business
Ralph Nader

Walmart CEO Mike Duke makes approximately $11,000 an hour. Think about that -- $11,000 every hour. Think about an hour of your day, the tasks you accomplish, and the compensation you receive from your employer.

Women Spend How Many Days Working For Free?

The Huffington Post | Jillian Berman | Posted 05.10.2013 | Business

Women workers are spending weeks toiling away for free as their male colleagues get paid -- about 11 weeks and 3 days per year to be exact, according ...

INFOGRAPHIC: Black Women Make How Much?

Posted 01.29.2013 | Black Voices

While economists have suggested that closing the gender wage gap would create a huge economic stimulus across the U.S., a recent report by the Nationa...

Wage Gap Myth Exposed -- By Feminists

Christina Hoff Sommers | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Christina Hoff Sommers

Bypass the verbal sleights of hand and take a hard look at the numbers. Women are close to achieving the goal of equal pay for equal work. They may be there already.

Still Trying to "Have It All" in Sweden

Natalia Brzezinski | Posted 07.28.2012 | Politics
Natalia Brzezinski

Women's empowerment is not about having every opportunity; it's about having the right to choose and define your own way. We will all never agree on the "having it all" debate." But let's agree it's the debate that really matters.

Are Women Giving It Away for Free?

Dr. Sasha Galbraith | Posted 09.01.2012 | Business
Dr. Sasha Galbraith

I was recently asked to offer some business advice to a couple of female entrepreneurs. Of course I said, "Yes! I'd be happy to help!" This prompted my husband to ask me how much I would charge for this advice. I demurred, thinking that we women have to help one another.

The Worst State For Being Paid Equally

The Huffington Post | Emma Gray | Posted 04.17.2012 | Women

Even as we discuss how women are becoming “The Richer Sex,” American women still earn a lot less than their male counterparts -- 23 percent less o...