A study from the New York Consumer Affairs Board has found that women’s products are priced higher than the men’s product equivalent by an average of 7 percent, and that we pay more than men 42 percent of the time. Now if that ain’t some bullshit!
This past February, Patricia Arquette made an impassioned and unforgettable speech at the Oscars about the gender wage gap. At first, she received praise from both peers and fans, then later received backlash after she suggested gay people and people of color start fighting for women’s rights. Now, Arquette is…
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.
One bar in Brooklyn is doing their part to protest the wage gap—charging ladies 77 percent of their bar tab.
Men comprise three-quarters of employment in science, technology, engineering and math, and earn 14 cents more on the dollar than their female colleagues. But that's still better than the overall wage gap of 21 cents, as the Commerce Department pointed out when it released the data yesterday.