After filing a federal complaint with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission against U.S. Soccer over wage discrimination last month, the championship women’s team is considering a boycott of the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro this summer if their requests aren’t met.
The X-Files returns to television on Sunday, and until then, let’s take a moment with the news that Fox offered Gillian Anderson half of David Duchovny’s salary in initial negotiations for the reboot. Doesn’t that just make you want to tune in?
In October 2015, California passed one of the most progressive equal pay laws in America. The California Fair Pay Act mandates equal pay for “substantially similar work,” as well as giving all workers the right compare salaries without retribution from employers. According to Patricia Arquette, the law will have a…
Gloria Steinem has argued for decades that wage equality and salary transparency (knowing who makes what for doing the same job) are two of the biggest issues facing women in the U.S. workforce. In a new interview, she points out the lack of progress since the ‘70s, when a Time editor tried make up for a wage…
At last week’s Women in the World Summit in New York City, Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton dug into why women around the world can’t seem to get full access to abortion—reductive religious beliefs.
Larry Wilmore welcomed a panel of all black women on Thursday night's edition of The Nightly Show to tackle, among other topics, Patricia Arquette's Oscar speech about wage equality.
Fox News' Stacey Dash thinks Patricia Arquette, winner of the Best Supporting Actress Oscar, should "do her history" before demanding equal rights. Dash will never be in Arquette's position as an award winner so her weighing in is like a mermaid telling me how to walk to work.
Patricia Arquette sobered up real quick and won the Oscar tonight for Best Supporting Actress for her performance in Boyhood. Here's Arquette accepting her award and making a powerful plea for equal pay.
One of the more important aspects of being a grown up is trusting that things a person has not directly seen or experienced might exist, based on empirical evidence. For example, I've never been to South Africa, but I trust that it exists because other people whom I trust have told me that it does. There are pictures…
Conservatives who like to blame the wage gap on women's choices should know: working mothers are 100% less likely to be hired than childless candidates, and get offered $11,000 less a year when they are. Some "choices." [Business Week]