wage gap

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 »

Like a Boss: Five Reasons Jill Abramson's Firing Matters

Since yesterday afternoon, the Internet has been buzzing with the news that Jill Abramson, the first female executive editor of theNew York Times, was fired—in part, ... Read more »

People Need to Wake Up: Lilly Ledbetter Talks About Media Coverage of Equal Pay

Lilly Ledbetter is an icon of the fight for equal pay. In person, she’s a very polite and friendly woman whose Alabama drawl draws audiences through complicated subjects like the politics behind the Paycheck Fairness Act and the realities of gender discrimination on the job. Read more »

On Our Radar: Today's Feminist News Roundup

• There’s no question that feminism has never had the best PR, but this Rebranding Feminism contest, which seeks “creative” geared toward advertising, seems…problematic. Do we want feminism to... Read more »

On Our Radar: Feminist News Roundup

Here’s what’s on our radar today! • Chicago Public Schools have mandated sex education for kindergarten students. For 30 minutes per... Read more »

Ten Graphs That Show Babies Aren't Solely to Blame for the Wage Gap

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The Young and The Feckless: Mo' Education, Mo' Problems?

According to a study by the London School of Economics, British women with degrees are 86 percent more likely to drink frequently and to report having a drinking problem than those women without post-secondary education. The more education a woman has, the more likely she is to hit the bottle. As a... Read more »