If you’re a woman who has suspected that, as you age, you will become increasingly less likely to be paid as much as your male counterparts—yeah, it’s true.
On Sunday, Susan Sarandon became the latest actress to share her personal experiences with wage discrimination. Vanity Fair reports that, while speaking at a Cannes Women in Motion conference, Sarandon “revealed” that she had been inspired by Jennifer Lawrence’s essay for Lenny on the same subject. “There was an…
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It’s a common refrain in comments sections across the land: The pay gap is nothing more than a manifestation of the fact that women prefer low-paying occupations. Well, guess what? When women move en masse to a male-dominated field, paychecks wither.
In the midst of taking a year off to work on “personal development” and dedicate herself to feminism, Emma Watson spoke to Esquire U.K. for their “Women & Men” issue, discussing topics like equal pay, Photoshopped magazine covers, and clueless male feminists.
On Friday, President Obama announced a plan requiring companies with over 100 employees to annually report salary data by race, gender and ethnicity, the New York Times reports.
During a recent interview with Charlie Rose, Jennifer Lawrence spoke about her recent essay for the newsletter Lenny. In the piece, Lawrence wrote about the pay gap in Hollywood—one that came to light after the Sony hacks—and, in particular, her anger at herself for not negotiating for equal pay with her male…
This year has seen more actresses speaking out against the pay disparity between women and men in Hollywood. There was Patricia Arquette’s flawed, yet insightful speech at the Oscars and Jennifer Lawrence’s thoughtful essay on the subject, with many other women sharing their experiences in between. Now, Sharon Stone…
After praising Jennifer Lawrence for her recent essay in which she addressed Hollywood’s gender pay disparity, Bradley Cooper has revealed plans to work with his female co-stars on salary negotiations before films go into production.
A growing number of big-deal actresses are just real, real tired of making less money than Bradley Cooper, and willing to say so publicly. After Jennifer Lawrence’s open letter regarding pay inequality, both Jessica Chastain and Rooney Mara have fed-up things to say about the wage gap in their industry.
On Tuesday, October 6, California Governor Jerry Brown signed the California Fair Pay Act into law. The bill includes some of the strongest equal pay protection for women in the country.
A record company in Portland, Oregon called M’lady’s Records, has announced that women living in the U.S. will get to pay 77 percent list price for all of their mail orders. The discount reflects the current wage gap, in which an average full-time working woman in America earns 77 cents for every dollar a man earns.…
One bar in Brooklyn is doing their part to protest the wage gap—charging ladies 77 percent of their bar tab.
If a television show that stars two women, was co-created by a woman and is produced by one of the most forward-thinking companies in the industry still can’t get it together regarding the wage gap, then it’s no wonder the rest of Hollywood—and the world—is a disaster.
Cool Pope Francis is really upset about the wage gap. Same.
While appearing as a guest on an episode of The Meredith Vieira Show that airs today, Stacey Dash had plenty of uninformed things to say about the lack of equal pay between men and women. After Vieira confronted Dash about her opinion of the wage gap, the Clueless star and Fox News host said she simply thought of it…
A tipster writes in with a story about his wife’s five-year-old cousin, who came over to their house over the weekend to play:
A new study by the Institute for Women's Policy Research institute tracked census data from 1959 to present day to determine when the wage gap would creak shut in America. The results are depressing more than sobering: It's not happening nationally until at least 2058.
The job market can be tough—there's no denying that. Everyone is looking for ways to make themselves a more attractive hire or develop skills that will lead to a higher salary. But those things generally require some sort of actual work and intelligence. Meanwhile, one man in Cleveland is willing to craft an elaborate…
You know what’s bullshit? Women being paid less to do the same jobs as dudes. This is why Sarah Silverman is buying a penis … in the name of economic equality, of course.