Tag Archives: Wage Gap

Photo of the Day: “Women: Like men, only cheaper.”

Tweet This “Women: Like men, only cheaper” image should look familiar–we’ve sarcastically used to “celebrate” Equal Pay Day in the past. But an Australian tech executive was all-too-serious when he included it as a slide during his talk at a tech conference recently. Evan Thornleye explained how “forward-thinking” people such as himself can take advantage of [...]
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Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

TweetA new video series honors today’s queer black visionaries. Brittney Cooper on Iggy Azalea’s post-racial mess. “Tri-tongued orator” Jamila Lyiscott unpacks what it means to be “articulate.” Reminder: you have the right to discuss your compensation with your coworkers. And you should because pay secrecy contributes to the gender wage gap. A photo essay documents the long [...]
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GOP candidate claims she can’t be fighting a war on women because she’s…a woman

Tweet In a hilarious painfully awkward campaign ad, Michigan senate candidate Terri Lynn Land argues that her simultaneous female and Republican identities disprove the claim that she’s engaged in a “war on women.” But her whole opposition to the equal pay thing reveals that she is definitely a soldier and she’s definitely not fighting for [...]
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Chart of the Day: There’s even a gender wage gap in babysitting

TweetI honestly can’t decide what pisses me off more–the fact that less than 3 percent of babysitters are men or that the few who are earn more than their female counterparts. Via The Atlantic: As the Priceonomics blog, which compiled the data, points out, it’s pretty amazing that male babysitters out-earn women considering how much cultural bias there is against [...]
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Rand Paul says there’s no War on Women because his niece is going to be a veterinarian

Tweet According to Rand Paul, the success of the women in his family proves that if there is a war on women, the women are winning it. It sounds like someone needs to brush up on their Kimberlé Crenshaw, STAT. Tweet
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