Gender Equality

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May 23, 2017

Equal Pay Day was April 4 — for mothers, it's May 23

On average, mothers earn just 71 cents to a father's dollar.

May 15, 2017

Sheryl Sandberg wants us to Lean In while ignoring Trump. Is she kidding us?

Sandberg wants gender equality — but she won't address misogyny in the White House.
May 15, 2017

Miss USA Kára McCullough wants to call feminism "equalism" — and conservatives love it

Kára McCullough said her experience in the workforce led her to redefine feminism as "equalism."
May 10, 2017

When it comes to government jobs, only 1 state gets an "A" in gender parity, report finds

New Hampshire is the sole state with gender parity in its elected offices.
May 4, 2017

Hillary Clinton at the Gloria Awards: "Nothing elitist about fighting for women's rights"

"Women's issues are not minor issues, they're not luxury issues to address after everything else has resolved," Clinton said.
May 1, 2017

Matt McGorry finally understands his place in the feminist movement

Matt McGorry has heard your criticism, will now be explaining feminism mostly to men.

April 17, 2017

The first woman to officially run the Boston Marathon is racing again — 50 years later

Switzer will run wearing the same number printed on the bib the Boston Marathon's race director ripped off her in 1967.
March 31, 2017

It turns out, millennial men have some antiquated beliefs about women's role in society

New research shows that men ages 18 to 25 have some troubling ideas about gender roles.
March 27, 2017

1 in 7 Americans still don’t think men should get paternity leave

Paternity leave is crucial to gender equality — so why are so many people still against it?
March 26, 2017
March 8, 2017

Here's how much money it would cost if every woman boycotted work for 1 day

If every woman on earth were to strike on A Day Without a Woman, this is how much money it could cost the global economy.

Feb. 17, 2017

Local GOP official apologizes after making bizarre argument for denying women equal pay

James Green said giving women equal pay would mean taking wages out of men's pockets and keep women away from the home.
Jan. 25, 2017

Why the legal weed industry is a win for feminism

It's high time for gender parity.
Jan. 20, 2017

Muslim-American vet explains why he's marching for women's rights

"The prophet Muhammad's last sermon was about the equality of women."
Dec. 20, 2016

More mothers than ever are the breadwinners in their households, report says

In 2015, roughly 42% of mothers were the sole or primary earners in their families.
Dec. 9, 2016

The gender wage gap in the US could get worse under Donald Trump

The incoming administration could be a huge threat to women's economic security.

Nov. 30, 2016

Serena Williams calls for women to fight for equality — on and off the court

"I never let anything or anyone define me or my potential. I controlled my future."
Nov. 23, 2016

The ethical shopper's guide to Black Friday

There's a way to get deals and be a responsible consumer at the same time.
Sept. 26, 2016

Emma Watson creates moving short film on gender equality called "Hurdles"

"Women and girls have always faced hurdles. But that's never stopped us."
Sept. 14, 2016

This teacher’s brilliant social experiment reveals why gender equality in Congress matters

Nicholas Ferroni perfectly shows the impact of gender disparities in the United States.
Aug. 30, 2016

Trump's new campaign manager once said rape wouldn't exist if women were stronger

In 2013, Kellyanne Conway said if women were "physiologically as strong as men, rape would not exist."

Aug. 29, 2016

Alicia Keys took to the VMA stage to deliver a powerful poem honoring MLK

Alicia Keys delivered a powerful poem in honor of Martin Luther King Jr.
Aug. 19, 2016
July 19, 2016

Meet the 13-Year-Old Who Inspired the First All-Female Tackle Football League

The league's motto is, "Play like a girl."
June 17, 2016

The One Feminist Issue No One Talks About Is Actually Affecting Men

Fight the patriarchy this Father's Day.
June 15, 2016

Senate Just Passed a Bill That Would Include Women in the Draft

Some saw the draft as "inevitable" following December's decision to include women in all military branches.

June 8, 2016

This Is What Happens When You Ban Straight White Men From a Conference on Equality

A union in the UK is barring straight, able-bodied, white men from its annual equality conference.
May 12, 2016

Female Pilots Are Accusing Frontier Airlines of Blocking Them From Performing This Duty

The company maintained they've made "good-faith efforts" to support the pilots.
May 9, 2016

There's a Surprising Truth About Men and Women's Masturbation Habits

Here's what the Swedes can teach us about closing the orgasm gap, once and for all.
May 9, 2016

In One Brutal Facebook Post, Elizabeth Warren Just Took Mother's Day to Task 

Here's how we should actually be celebrating our mothers.