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Working Women

From Equal Pay To Paid Leave, These Are The Benefits Women Actually Want At Work

From Equal Pay To Paid Leave, These Are The Benefits Women Actually Want At Work

By Liv McConnell for Fairygodboss It’s the age-old debate: what do women really want? Or it was the debate, rather. Women aren’t exactly shy these days about voicing what it […]

Politics

Iceland Is Officially The First Country In The World To Make It Illegal To Pay Women Less Than Men

Iceland Is Officially The First Country In The World To Make It Illegal To Pay Women Less Than Men

Excuse us while we plan out a move to Iceland… Let us explain exactly why the Nordic country is a desired destination for us: they have officially become the first […]

Working Women

Design Mogul Tory Burch Discusses Equal Pay, Feminism & Ambition In TIME Op-Ed

Design Mogul Tory Burch Discusses Equal Pay, Feminism & Ambition In TIME Op-Ed

She’s the name and face of a billion-dollar brand, and designer and business mogul Tory Burch is using her platform and success to advocate for other women in the workforce. […]

Celebrities

Serena Williams On Dreaming Big, & Refusing To Be Called The World’s Greatest “Female” Athlete

Serena Williams On Dreaming Big, & Refusing To Be Called The World’s Greatest “Female” Athlete

We have said it before, and we’ll say it again. Every. Damn. Time. Tennis champion Serena Williams is the greatest athlete in the world. Not the greatest female, just athlete. […]

Politics

Massachusetts Just Became The First US State To Sign This Type Of Equal Pay Bill Into Law

Massachusetts Just Became The First US State To Sign This Type Of Equal Pay Bill Into Law

Now this is what progress looks like! In case you missed it, Massachusetts just became the first US state to sign an equal pay law that includes specific types of […]

Celebrities

Nicki Minaj Talks Equal Pay, Being A Black Woman In Pop Culture, & Working With Beyonce

Nicki Minaj Talks Equal Pay, Being A Black Woman In Pop Culture, & Working With Beyonce

If there’s one artist who we can always count on to push the boundaries and not be afraid to raise her voice, it’s Nicki Minaj. She has become one of […]

Boys We Like, Celebrities

Emma Watson Interviews Tom Hanks About Feminism For UK Esquire Mag’s ‘Women & Men’ Issue

Emma Watson Interviews Tom Hanks About Feminism For UK Esquire Mag’s ‘Women & Men’ Issue

It was the latest stop on her “year off from acting to concentrate on becoming a better feminist” tour. Of course, we’re talking about British actress Emma Watson who recently […]

Politics

Obama’s New Proposal To Advance Equal Pay In America Could Ensure More Diversity & Gender Equality

Obama’s New Proposal To Advance Equal Pay In America Could Ensure More Diversity & Gender Equality

In his first act as President of the United States, Barack Obama signed the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act into law in 2009. The Act was an amendment to the […]

Boys We Like

Why Bradley Cooper’s Comments About Living In A Patriarchal Society Matter

Why Bradley Cooper’s Comments About Living In A Patriarchal Society Matter

Down with the patriarchy… is basically what actor Bradley Cooper has said. In his interview with Barbara Walters for her annual ‘Most Fascinating People’ special for ABC at the end […]

Politics

How California’s New Robust Equal Pay Law Could Benefit Women In Hollywood

How California’s New Robust Equal Pay Law Could Benefit Women In Hollywood

2015 ended up being a banner year and a tipping point for women in Hollywood. It’s probably more accurate to state that the tipping point began in September 2014 with […]

Boys We Like, Celebrities

Forget Bradley Cooper, Director Guillermo Del Toro Is Already Fighting The Wage Gap In Hollywood

Forget Bradley Cooper, Director Guillermo Del Toro Is Already Fighting The Wage Gap In Hollywood

We are well aware there are plenty of people who go around denying the wage gap exists, but with the scandalous Sony Leaks of 2014 which revealed significant pay disparity […]

Celebrities

Charlize Theron: Wage Gap Fighter, Mad Max Badass & Hollywood Feminist Extraordinaire

Charlize Theron: Wage Gap Fighter, Mad Max Badass & Hollywood Feminist Extraordinaire

No ‘Black Widow’ movie on the horizon? No worries! This year’s badass feminist extravaganza on screen can be found in ‘Mad Max: Fury Road’ and before you roll your eyes […]

Causes

Sarah Silverman Has A Solution To Fix The “Vagina Tax” (Aka, Wage Gap)

Sarah Silverman Has A Solution To Fix The “Vagina Tax” (Aka, Wage Gap)

Warning, the video below might offend some non-wage-gap believers, conservatives and it is definitely NSFW. But it is important in the workplace actually, because that’s what the video is all […]

Sports

The Woman Who Successfully Fought For Equal Pay In Women’s Tennis

The Woman Who Successfully Fought For Equal Pay In Women’s Tennis

Equal pay for equal work, regardless of gender, is something that many sectors have still yet to implement. The sports industry is certainly not exempt from this issue. Just look […]

Causes

Chinese Female Students Name & Shame Companies Who Practice Gender Discrimination

Chinese Female Students Name & Shame Companies Who Practice Gender Discrimination

So here we are, in the year 2014 and yep, we’re still battling discrimination and equality as women. It’s easy to laugh it off and not let it bother us, […]