On June 10, 1963, the U.S. government passed an amendment to the Fair Labor Standards Act making it illegal to pay women less than men for the same work. That was 50 years ago, and women are still paid less than men at all education levels, in almost every field. On average, women make 77 [...]
What could be more extreme than politicians in Ohio trying to take tax dollars from low-income families and give them to anti-choice "crisis pregnancy centers" that lie to women? The outrageous - and in some cases just plain bizarreShow More Summary
Gov. Andrew Cuomo cast doubt on the chances of two of his three end-of-session legislative priorities Tuesday, all but declaring the death of both the Women's Equality Act and anti-corruption packages he had introduced, while confirming his plan to open new video lottery terminals across the state. Show More Summary
Cuomo's fight for women's equality cannot afford to overlook transgender women, who are especially vulnerable to violence, harassment, and discrimination in housing, employment, and health care. I hope that the Women's Equality Coalition will recognize the vulnerability of all women.
Last night Joy Burch announced that Mary Lee and Arika Errington have each received $5000 as a part of a new scholarship program run by YWCA Canberra and the ACT Goverment She Leads is a Diploma of Management especially designed to help young women develop the skills needed to break through barriers they may face in [...]
Chinese women are not particularly known for momentous acts of romance, stereotyped as preferring a lifestyle of duty and compassion. One Chinese woman decided to take the road less travelled by giving her husband a particularly harsh dose of tough love, Xinhua reports. [ more › ]
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New York lawmakers tussle over Democrat Gov. Andrew Cuomo's 10-point "Women's Equality Act" that includes a provision to expand late-term abortions and would allow "any health care provider" to perform abortions, thus increasing theShow More Summary
Post by Linda Sharps I can't imagine that there are many acting roles more intimidating than the job of portraying one of the most recognizable women the world has ever known, particularly when said woman would have only been 52 this year had she lived. Show More Summary
This isn’t anything new. The Obama administration pays its female staff thousands of dollars less than their male ones. So, why hasn’t the press called him out on it? Save for a few publications, like the Daily M...
In a mere five sentences near the end of his 59-page “Women’s Equality Act,” Governor Andrew Cuomo attempts to take the women of New York back more than four decades. His abortion provision welcomes doctors and non-doctors alike to exploit and injure women, without consequences. Show More Summary
Word is that Andrew Cuomo is amenable to a "tweaking" of the Women's Equality Act that would alleviate concerns about partial-birth abortion. Brilliant attempt, as usual, to pretend to have fixed something that he hasn't even begun to...Show More Summary
Remember a few months back when Virginia introduced the “Right to Know and See Act”? Gov. Bob McDonnell proposed a mandate that women seeking abortions should be forced to undergo a transvaginal ultrasound. The bill passed and despite attempts to repeal the law, it still stands. Well, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker wants to pick up [Read more...]
The Republican-led House Judiciary Committee approved Arizona representative Trent “Little Women” Franks's Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act today, a bill inspired by the Kermit Gosnell case that would ban abortions after twenty weeks, when some studies suggest a fetus can feel pain. The committee hearing yielded June’s first GOP rape gaffe, when Franks ... More »
Fifty years ago this week, President Kennedy signed the Equal Pay Act in the East Room while surrounded by leaders of the women's rights movement. And on Monday, President Obama celebrated its 50 th anniversary with a ceremony in the...Show More Summary
The legislation is testament that we cannot parse out women's rights, drop by drop. It is recognition that if New York doesn't legislate against discrimination, it in effect condones inequality.
“For Women in Weiner Scandal, Indignity Lingers” sounds like an episode of a soap opera. In a way, it was; it was the name of a New York Times article that was published but then removed, because it was prematurely released. The NewShow More Summary
Fifty years after the Equal Pay Act was passed, feminists are marking the occasion not with a celebration of women’s progress, but with yet another misleading PR effort to convince women that they are all victims of an overwhelmingly...Show More Summary
It's been 50 years since President John Fitzgerald Kennedy signed the Equal Pay Act, a law that called for equal pay for equal work. Today, women today still earn 77 cents for every dollar a man earns. On Monday, in an op-ed in Massachusetts' Springfield Republican, Sen. Show More Summary
Today is the 50th anniversary of the Equal Pay Act. On June 10, 1963, Congress enacted the first law to require employers to pay women the same salaries that they pay men. When the law was enacted, I was not quite one month old. My mother fought for passage of the EPA. Show More Summary