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The Feministing Five: Lilly Ledbetter

Lilly Ledbetter, a woman whose story affects us all, recently came out with her autobiography, “Grace and Grit: My Fight for Equal Pay and Fairness at Goodyear and Beyond.” Her story is more important than ever today. Especially since women still only make 77 cents to every dollar that men make, even as we surpass [...]
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Democrats launch equal pay push

US Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and Lilly Ledbetter mark the fifth anniversary of the Ledbetter Fair Pay Act in January. It's time for another step toward fair pay. Democrats have the advantage over Republicans on equal pay, and t...

Emphasis on fights for equality at the DNC

LGBT / Gay : National Gay and Lesbian Task Force Blog

The Democratic Naitonal Convention featured caucuses that focused on many issues important to the Task Force this week. At the Women’s Caucus, Lilly Ledbetter, of the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act, spoke about the importance of conti...

Ahead on the 3/5 Maddow show

US Politics / Liberal : The Maddow Blog

Tonight's guests include: Steve Kornacki, political news editor for Salon Connie Schultz, syndicated columnist Lilly Ledbetter, author of “Grace and Grit”, filed an equal-pay lawsuit against Goodyear and helped pass the “Lilly Ledbe...

Equal pay for equal work: Three years of Lilly Ledbetter

US Politics / Liberal : Kicking Ass: The Democratic Party's Blog

Three years ago this Sunday, President Obama signed into law the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Restoration Act. It was the first act he signed as president. In reflecting on the moment, he told the story of his grandmother and his mother...

Book of the Week: Was Lilly Ledbetter a Troublemaker? 

Issues & Causes / Feminism : DoubleX

Lilly Ledbetter’s Grace and Grit: My Fight for Equal Pay and Fairness at Goodyear and Beyond, is, at its simplest, a coming-of-age story. Published by Random House in February and co-written by Lanier Scott Isom, it is a story of on...

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