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

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

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