More can and must be done to achieve gender parity at the executive level, and the biggest companies can help accelerate our cause.
Thank You, Sarah Silverman
It is not enough to be aware of oppression, one must actively fight to end it.
I Fund Abortions, and YOU CAN TOO
Without the National Network of Abortion Fund (NNAF), the more than 200,000 low-income women who utilize the fund would not be able to access the reproductive health services they need.
Is This The Type of Equal Pay Progress You Expected?
These stats will shock and appall you.
#MyStory is NOT About My Marital Status
“Because I am female, I am expected to aspire to marriage. I am expected to make my life choices always keeping in mind that marriage is the most important.” –Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie I am female. I am Black. I am… Read More ›
Should Buying Sex Be Illegal? No.
Michelle Goldberg published a piece in this last issue of The Guardian called “Should Buying Sex Be Illegal?” Her review of the legal, political and socio-economic structures that govern the sex industry in several European countries (with a particular… Read More ›
Are Female GOP Leaders Equal Pay’s Biggest Foes?
Today is Equal Pay Day, an opportunity to raise awareness of the gender pay gap. This gap affects women in every single state in nearly every occupation; there’s no escaping it. And if you’re a woman of color, you’re even worse off…. Read More ›
A #BanBossy Lovefest
File this under my new favorite thing: Ban Bossy, a new campaign that encourages girls to become leaders. A project of Lean In and the Girl Scouts, Ban Bossy aims to close the confidence gap in girls, which according to… Read More ›
Sex Work, Student Debt and the Minimum Wage
This article originally appeared on The Beauty Bean. Republished with permission. This week, a Duke University freshman was “outed” as a porn star. Spotted and confronted by a male classmate, she confessed and swore him to secrecy. Naturally, he blabbed… Read More ›
Unlucky, lazy, or just female? Why there aren’t more women in the top 100
by Kate McInturff First appeared on the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives blog, behindthenumbers.ca, republished with permission. Imagine finding $7.96 million in your stocking on Christmas morning. For Canada’s top 100 CEOs, that happy day has arrived. These 100 Canadians earn… Read More ›