Respondents to a new poll believe in equality for women, but many have a negative view of the word “feminism,” are divided on whether women of color face more barriers to equality than white women, and have a narrow idea of what “women’s issues” means.
There I sat when the game was called, making a sound like a barking seal as I sobbed. I knew at that moment we had reached a tipping point in the fight for gender equity and against LGBTQ discrimination, one that in my 30-plus years as a feminist and as an athlete I hadn’t been sure I would ever see.
Despite the joyful ending for the U.S. Women’s National Team and the increased media attention toward women’s soccer, there is far more to achieve and attain for equality within the game—including the need to address the sexism inherent in pay disparity for players and in commentary surrounding the sport.
May 28 is the International Day of Action for Women’s Health—a day advocates have commemorated since 1987. This year, the focus is on institutional violence.
The company’s vice president told Tristan Broussard that he could continue working at Tower Loan only if he signed a written statement “agreeing to act and be treated as female rather than as male while working for Tower Loan, including by dressing as female.”
It will take more than a college degree to lift women out of poverty, according to a new report from the Institute for Women’s Policy Research.
The most striking finding from a new study is that in the ten years since this data was last collected, women’s economic status has gotten worse or stayed the same in almost half of the 50 states and the District of Columbia.
In its recent ruling, the high court did leave in place significant hurdles for employees making claims they were forced off the job.
More and more states require employers to provide workplace accommodations for pregnant workers, but the Roberts Court is poised to screw that all up.
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker in 2012 quietly repealed equal pay protections for women. You wouldn’t know that from a recent Walker campaign ad.