wage gap

Don't “Get a Bulge”: How Wage Gap Discussions Overlook Trans Women

On Equal Pay Day, let’s discuss how trans people face all kinds of wage discrimination. In most states, it's legal to fire someone for their gender identity. On top of that, trans women often see their salaries drop after they transition. But these facts often go undiscussed in... Read more »

In Federal Discrimination Complaint, Women's Soccer Stars Demand Equal Pay

Even the country's most famous female athletes have a hard time getting equal pay for equal work. Read more »

How Big Is the Wage Gap in Your State?

A new report shows which states pay wome the least compared to men. Guess what's at the bottom of the heap.  Read more »

Five Facts to Know on Black Women's Equal Pay Day

In April every year, that pesky gender wage gap jumps to front-page news again as we mark Equal Pay DayRead more »

A New Book Looks At How Working Women Are Shortchanged

An Equal Pay Day protest—photo by the Australian Services Union. We all know that women across the United States make less money than men. But on top of that, the industries that employ majority... Read more »

Backtalk: Hillary, VEEP, and Equal Pay

On Backtalk, hosts Amy Lam and Sarah Mirk discuss top pop culture stories of the week, offering snappy feminist analysis on the issues and people making... Read more »

How "Mad Men" is a Call to Arms

Joan got herself a seat at the table… but equality was a long way off. If you’re an active Democrat, you’ve probably gotten the emails: “No More Mad Men.” Read more »

Among the Grim Election Results, Minimum Wage Laws Shine

My heart feels as empty as this Senate chamber. (photo from the Library of Congress) I was up late last night. Like, so late that some people were waking up by the time I went to sleep. My otherwise comfortable bed offered no solace as I tossed and turned thinking about midterm election... Read more »

Popaganda Episode: Demystifying the Wage Gap

Why is it that white men in America are paid more—on average—than women and people of color in every single state? We dig into the realities behind the wage gap with help from three all-stars. First ... Read more »

Ms. Opinionated: How Do I Win an Argument About the Wage Gap?

Welcome to Ms. Opinionated, our weekly advice column dealing with questions of life, love, feminism, and pop culture. ... Read more »

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