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Record Company Offers Wage Gap Discount for Women 

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.… » 7/12/15 8:45pm 7/12/15 8:45pm

Stacey Dash Owned By Meredith Vieira After Calling Wage Gap 'An Excuse'

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… » 4/29/15 9:30am 4/29/15 9:30am

Cleveland Man Looks to Hire a Fake Family to Increase Salary

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… » 11/06/14 11:25pm 11/06/14 11:25pm

Reminder from John Oliver: Wage Gap Is Some Fucked Up Mad Men Bullshit

Perhaps you've rightfully been too distracted by Beyoncé owning the VMAs and emblazoning MTV with the word "FEMINIST" to catch it (I know I was), but Bey isn't the only one swinging the hammer at the patriarchy in recent days. Over on HBO, John Oliver is taking on the wage gap and the varying bullshit arguments used… » 8/26/14 1:10pm 8/26/14 1:10pm

Jill Abramson on Helping Women, Dealing With Sexism and Getting Fired

Jill Abramson — the former executive editor of the New York Times whose unceremonious firing earlier this year was rumored to have been caused by a dispute over salary inequalities (and/or just plain ol' insidious sexism) — has given her first magazine interview since losing her job. It is with Cosmopolitan. » 7/15/14 7:45pm 7/15/14 7:45pm

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

Phyllis Schlafly Has Really Outdone Herself This Time

Phyllis Schlafly, a woman who has built a highly successful career out of telling other women that they should not have highly successful careers, is known for reciting mushy half-microwaved sexism casserole from the 1950's and calling it conservative philosophy. Normally, she's someone I ignore unless I want to laugh… » 4/15/14 5:00pm 4/15/14 5:00pm

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

The White House Admits There's a Wage Gap at the White House

On Tuesday, President Obama will take another stab at balancing pay inequity between America’s ladies and gents with the Paycheck Fairness Act. The law would regulate how private companies pay their employees to weed out gender discrimination. Most of us are familiar with the statistic noting that women make 77 cents… » 4/08/14 11:20am 4/08/14 11:20am

Obama Will Sign Equal Pay Executive Orders Without Do-Nothing Congress

Tomorrow, the President will sign two executive orders designed to promote equal pay for women, bypassing the jowly obstructionist fuckos in Congress and once again reminding women in this crucial election year which major national party is the one that actually does stuff for women. At least, that's the goal. » 4/07/14 1:00pm 4/07/14 1:00pm