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'Stop Telling Women to Smile' tackles gender-based harassment with street art.
A new study scientifically proves why Obama’s comments about Kamala Harris being “by far the best-looking” attorney were a really big deal.
It’s called a women’s act, but then they have men dressed up as women, they count that. Change-gender, or whatever. How is that — how is that a woman?
GOP lawmaker mocks the Violence Against Women Act
SUCCESS: Michigan House speaker shuts down bill that would force transvaginal probes for women seeking abortion
Surprising (or maybe not):
The people who brought you Curves, the self-described “world’s leader in women’s fitness,” are actually working against women’s health.
It’s a perspective that makes men feel better about ogling, about demanding. If it’s flattery, there’s no ugly undertone to it, no sense that the person you’re telling to take it off owes you, that you could turn on them if they don’t comply. But when a man experiences, gets driven crazy by it, it’s not really “some Kate Moss shit” anymore, and it’s not complementary. So much of pop culture is like this. When a man experiences objectification, or stays at home with his kids, suddenly, this arena that women have been playing in for decades is a revelation. How does it feel, indeed?
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Equal Pay for Women - Appealing to the Board
President Franklin D. Roosevelt set up the National War Labor Board in January 1942. The Board mediated wartime labor disputes and consisted of representatives from business, organized labor, and the public. Women asked the National War Labor Board that they be paid the same amount as men would be paid for the work they were doing. This special representative’s report sets forth provisions respecting wage rates for women.
Special Representative’s Report on Retroactive Date for Women’s Pay Adjustments, 04/29/1943
Unfortunately, gender pay inequality is a debate we’re still having all these years later.