Tag Archives: equal pay

Friday Feminism – Good Cop/Bad Cop, LGBTQ, and World News

Lead Story ♀ ‘ISIS Hit List’ Targeting Law Enforcement Actually Made By Right-Wing Christians (SCREENSHOTS) – Your not going to freak out our followers unless your way more threatening.  Here, let us help you. Abortion & Reproductive Rights ♀ There Are No Abortion Cakes ♀ Senate Passes Compromise Bill Increasing Federal Funding for Abstinence-Only Sex Education – When exactly did our government make the decision that the best method to deal with any problem is the one that won’t work? – Read the full article

Friday Feminism – LGBTQ and Rape & Rape Culture

Lead Story ♀ Doctors Without Borders on Ebola’s spread: “World is losing the battle to contain it” – My lead story this week affects all of us, but women are totaling 55 to 60 percent of the dead . The Ebola outbreak that has ravaged West Africa since March is getting harder and harder to contain. – Read the full article

Infographic: Fighting For Fairness – The Wage Gap In America

Another great infographic by infographicworld.com, this one on the gender wage gap in America which is denied or excused by RWNJs.   – Read the full article

Friday Feminism: Sexual Harassment and Assault and WTF Is Wrong With These People?

AWESOMENESS PERSONIFIED This lady gets her own category this week. A Boston woman, using the handle ManichestBreastiny, shared a story of an attack on TwoXChromsomes, a female-centric forum on Reddit. The attack, a groping, happened when she was walking to the Park Street subway station after seeing a movie. – Read the full article

Friday Feminism: Equality, Sexual Assault & Fucktards

A number of new reports highlight the ever present discrimination in the workplace. Women’s Media Center states that 63 percent of bylines in the top 10 newspapers in the nation are by men, with an equivalent proportion making up the newsroom staff. – Read the full article

Friday Feminism: Abortion, Equality and Sexual Assault

Federal Judge Daniel Hovland struck down North Dakota’s six week abortion ban, known as the “fetal heartbeat” measure, permanently on Wednesday calling the law “invalid and unconstitutional” and that it “cannot withstand a constitutional challenge.” The law had immediately been challenged by the Red River Women’s Clinic as an “undue burden on women seeking to obtain an abortion.” Kansas was able to avoid attaching a similar fetal heartbeat rider on a bill that would criminalize abortion once  the heartbeat was detected. – Read the full article

The GOP Blocked the Paycheck Fairness Act Because . . .

Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) asserts that the Paycheck Fairness Act “was going to be helpful to trial lawyers.” I developed a small headache as I tried to unravel the web of contradiction while she spoke about how pro-women’s equality the Republicans were while at the same time lamenting that she has dealt with said inequality repeatedly. – Read the full article

IT’S ABOUT TIME!

APRIL 8, 2014-EQUAL PAY DAY  April 8, 2014 is Equal Pay Day.  It is the symbolic day when women’s earnings finally catch up to men’s earnings from the previous year. Thanks to the gender pay gap, it takes women an extra three months of wages to make up that 23-percent difference. – Read the full article

Awkward: GOP Women’s PAC Leader Says Women Too ‘Busy’ To Need Equal Pay Laws

Awkward: GOP women’s PAC leader says women too ‘busy’ to need equal pay laws (via Raw Story ) The leader of a recently-launched politically action committee aimed at female voters in Texas said this week that equal pay lays were not “practical” because women were “extremely busy.” During a Sunday interview with WFAA’s Inside Texas… – Read the full article

Everything’s Bigger in Rick Perry’s Texas, Except Equal Pay for Women

Tomorrow, August 26th is Women’s Equality Day.  The day is a celebration of the passage of the 19th amendment giving women the right to vote.  The 19thAmendment became law in 1920.  Almost 100 years later women are still fighting to be treated equally.   – Read the full article

Equal Education, Unequal Pay

Four years after Lily Ledbetter, the gender wage gap still exists. View an informative infographic below the fold from Jessica Wallace at LearnStuff.com. – Read the full article

When Romney Loses in November, Remember This Moment!

At least by the election of 2008, it was undisputed that women are the single largest demographic to be considered by any person aspiring to be the President of the United States. 35,900,000 women voted for Obama, while only 26,000,000 men voted for him. – Read the full article