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An Open Letter to Max Shireson, Will You Continue To Help?

Dear Mr.  Shireson,

Thank you for your post, “Why I am Leaving the Best Job I Ever Had.” The fact that you were willing to make a career change for the sake of your family is commendable and, moreover, I appreciate you drawing attention to the exacerbated hardships of women in leadership positions. 585 more words

Democrats Pay Black Employees 30% Less Than White Employees

By Ben Sweetwood

The New Organizing Institute has come out with a study that shows that Democratic campaigns pay their black employees substantially less than their white employees. 189 more words


Journalism vs Public Relations in US - The growing pay gap

The salary gap between public relations specialists and news reporters has widened over the past decade – to almost $20,000 a year, according to 2013 U.S. 122 more words

United States

Equal pay gap widens, claim

A NEW study has found the equal pay gap between men and women is widening, the Independent is reporting today. It says the figures suggest the pay gap began to widen again last year after years of progress, and the Labour Party is planning to draw attention to the issue as part of its election manifesto.

Human Resources

Idiots claiming Women's Rights Movement is a Transgender fantasy

Ok I need to start this one with a major HOLY CR*WY. What the hell?

Demanding women’s rights and an improvement in how women are treated does not mean wanting to be a man. 362 more words


A Response to 'Women Against Feminism.'

Imagine this:

The year is 2014. You are a white Western woman. You wake up in the morning in a comfortably sized house or flat. You have a full or part-time job that enables you to pay your rent or mortgage. 1,531 more words

Pop Culture

feministepoetique reblogged this on Feministe Poetique and commented:

Every time someone says to me, "I am not a feminist but..." Or that they believe in equality but not feminism I think, but what about the feminists who fought for you right to vote, work, go to school and university and to be seen as the same as a man in the eyes of the law? If you enjoy possessing your rights as a woman don't tell me you aren't a feminist because those two things contradict each other. This is a great blog post. She has expressed pretty much what I wanted to express except I would have focused more on the fact that the battle is still very far from being won in the Western world regarding violence against women and the overriding lack of justice, pregnancy discrimination, discrimination against women as they move higher up the career ladder, street and online harassment, objectification and sexualisation of women etc.

Mind the (Gender) Gap

I recently stumbled across the Gender Gap Index, a report published by the World Economic Forum since 2006, which ranks countries according to gender equality. 227 more words

Women's Rights