Dudes in Nursing Make More Money Than Women

Men who go into nursing often have to face a bunch of bullshit gender stereotypes. But hey, at least they have the pay gap to make them feel better! » 3/24/15 5:15pm 3/24/15 5:15pm

Patricia Arquette Paid Less For Boyhood Than Dog Walker, Babysitter

"It's important to me as an actor to be able to make a living (but) I'm going to tell you something—I paid more money to my babysitter and my dog walker than I made on Boyhood," Patricia Arquette, who just won a Golden Globe for her troubles, told WENN. » 1/15/15 12:50pm 1/15/15 12:50pm

If Your Career Stalled Because of Your Husband, Call It Like It Is

Of all the people you'd expect could nail down this whole work-life balance thing, Harvard Business School MBAs would easily make the short list—smart, ambitious, well-educated people who, if nothing else, have the money to fix the problem of gender inequity when it comes to having kids. But no. » 11/23/14 2:00pm 11/23/14 2:00pm

The Pay Gap Could Be Getting Worse for Millennial Women

Climate change, the future of social security, the return of crop tops — life just keeps getting better and better for millennials, doesn't it? And now in even more GREAT news, it looks as though working women in their 20s and 30s are continuing to earn far less than their male counterparts. This is the dawning of the… » 6/12/14 5:20pm 6/12/14 5:20pm

​We Could Stand to Have More Female Executives to Overpay

11 of the 200 highest paid chief executives in the United States are women. Those stats are just slightly better than that of the top 1000 executives, of which 4.9% are women. While women at the top are clearly and crazily underrepresented, the gender pay gap doesn't hit them quite as hard as the average. » 6/08/14 5:47pm 6/08/14 5:47pm

Republicans Prove They Love the Ladies By Killing Equal Pay Bill

Just one day after President Obama commemorated Equal Pay Day by signing two executive orders designed to eliminate wage disparity between men and women, Senate Republicans have unanimously blocked a bill that would have turned those orders into laws. Republicans love you, ladies. They love you like Courtney Stodden's… » 4/09/14 4:45pm 4/09/14 4:45pm

How to Get a Raise in 47 Seconds: Turn Into a Man

As you may know, the United States is not the only country with a gender wage gap. This ad from Sweden claims that the quickest way for a woman to earn as much as a man is to be a man. » 3/06/14 2:45pm 3/06/14 2:45pm

Pay Gap Nearly Gone for Millennial Women -- But They Don't Know It

A new Pew Research Center study finds that "in spite of the dramatic gains women have made in educational attainment and labor force participation in recent decades, young women view this as a man's world." Except for many of them, it's not. » 12/11/13 11:10am 12/11/13 11:10am

Can These Monkeys Solve the Gender Pay Gap?

So, some people did an experiment with some monkeys. This gets important for feminism later on. First the researchers let the monkeys hang out for a while and become monkey-friends. Then they put two monkeys in cages, side by side, and they had the monkeys perform a simple task (hand a pebble to a researcher) in… » 11/28/12 4:40pm 11/28/12 4:40pm

New Report: the U.S. Isn't Doing So Great at the Whole Gender Equality…

Everybody sit down. The United States is not number one in the world when it comes to something. I know, it's crazy. According to the Oct 23 2012 Global Gender Gap Report from the World Economic Forum, we're only 22nd best in gender equality, right after Canada and before Mozambique. And since the United States… » 10/24/12 11:30pm 10/24/12 11:30pm

Express Your Outrage About the Gender Pay Gap with These Pithy E-Cards

Despite what some faithless Bloomberg opinion writers believe, the gender pay gap is too a real thing and it really needs to disappear. Like several decades ago. Women in the workforce, on average, still earn a mere 77 cents for every dollar men earn, even if they're performing the exact same tasks as men. Like… » 9/12/12 11:00pm 9/12/12 11:00pm

Husbands Who Earn Less than Wives Are Content So Long As They Have…

Income inequality among married couples can lead to competitive, alarm-clock sabotaging grudges, or at least that's how such inequality would be portrayed in a comedy about a working couple in which one partner dramatically outearns the other. In reality, according to Susan Gregory Thomas' Wall Street Journal article » 7/22/12 12:00pm 7/22/12 12:00pm

Surprise! Non-Macho Dudes Have No Problem with Women Out-Earning Them

As it just so happens, men who don't define their masculinity by how many dragons they've strangled to death, how many cans of pizza-flavored spray cheese they can suck down in five minutes, or how few tears they shed during the scene in Big Fish when Ewan McGregor plants his ladyfriend a quadrangle's worth of… » 7/19/12 2:10pm 7/19/12 2:10pm

Surprise! Republican Congressmen Pay Male Employees $10,000 More Per…

Your vagina is an expensive anatomical accessory. In addition to the tampons and gynecologists, over the course of your lifetime, you can expect your vagina to gobble up thousands of dollars worth of possible earnings that you would have made yourself if only you were a man. Unsurprisingly, the pesky pay gap endures… » 7/12/12 2:45pm 7/12/12 2:45pm

Earning a Certificate Is Becoming the Next Great Way to Experience the…

The economy totally sucks. It sucks so much that if you turn on any news channel or flip to the op-ed page of that newspaper you're not reading because physical, page-turning newspapers are really only good for getting ink under your fingernails, someone will be shouting or writing, "Argh! Economy! Euro! Debt crisis!… » 6/09/12 1:00pm 6/09/12 1:00pm

Lady Managers Don't Reduce Pay Gap

A new report issued by a Swedish labor agency indicates that female managers don't reduce the pay gap between male and female employees. If not even perfect, stoic, ice cold, blond, Ikea-decorated egalitarian socialist paradise Sweden can overcome the pesky gendered pay gap, then what faint hope do we have in the land… » 12/20/11 5:10pm 12/20/11 5:10pm

A New Sitcom About Women In The Workplace, Starring Men

ABC's remake of Charlie's Angels was canceled, but apparently the network had some leftover skirt suits. Why else would execs greenlight Bosom Buddies Deux — sorry, Work It? » 11/29/11 4:55pm 11/29/11 4:55pm

New Lady CEOs Are Rolling In The Dough

The introduction of Virginia "Ginni" Rometty as the new CEO for IBM means that women are at the helms of America's top two tech companies. Rometty joins former eBay chief Meg Whitman, who became CEO of Hewlett-Packard last month, at the summit of an industry that is overwhelmingly dominated by men. Since it's a… » 10/27/11 4:40pm 10/27/11 4:40pm

Self-Promotion May Be Biggest Key To Women's Success

Here's the bad news: Female professionals can do all sorts of proactive things and still lag behind men in terms of career advancement. The good news: one strategy has been shown to help — and that would be tooting your own horn. » 10/13/11 6:10pm 10/13/11 6:10pm

Men Just Want The Money Now; Women Focus On The Long Haul

You know, I never tire of a male vs. female comparison piece that starts off with some slight variation on the Mars/Venus schtick. This article checked that box. » 6/10/11 4:37pm 6/10/11 4:37pm