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Romney-Rosen Firestorm Is Reminder: We Need to Redefine Gender Justice

It’s almost poetic that this year’s Equal Pay Day—the one day of the year when Americans are supposed to reflect on the value (and undervaluing) of women’s work—coincided with the media firestorm surrounding the American stay-at-home-mom. The “controversy” over Ann Romney’s decision to stay home rather than work a “regular” job should highlight some of the continuing struggles of women to be valued and respected for their work, in and out of the home.
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New Hampshire GOP Spokesperson: Equal Pay Is ‘About A Hand-Out To Trial Lawyers’

US Politics / Liberal : Think Progress (3 years ago)

President Obama officially designated Tuesday as Equal Pay Day, marking the day American women had finally worked the three-and-a-half extra months it takes for them to earn the same as men do in a calendar year. American women make... Read Post

Three Important Ways That Equal Pay Is Connected To Reproductive Health

US Politics / Liberal : Think Progress (2 years ago)

Our guest blogger is Heidi Williamson, a Senior Policy Analyst for the Women’s Health and Rights program at the Center for American Progress. Today is Equal Pay Day — the day that reflects the number of days women must work into the... Read Post

An Object Lesson In Knowing Your Audience

Politics : The Daily Dish By Andrew Sullivan (49 minutes ago)

Speaking at an international women’s justice summit on Monday, Turkey’s president violated a cardinal rule of public speaking, telling a room full of women’s rights activists that gender equality is unnatural: Certain work, Erdogan ... Read Post


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