Let’s break down the basics of gender, gender identity, and yes, do some much-needed Transgender 101.
The war led to Rwanda’s “Rosie the Riveter” moment: It opened the workplace to Rwandan women just as World War II had opened it to American women.
President Obama has done the job that the Constitution commands him to do. The Senate has not.
There are lots of reasons women get paid less than men: Because they’reedged out of male-dominated fields; because they have a kid; or because they’re forced to work fewer hours. A new report from McKinsey & Company lists several of these factors, but it also includes one that isn’t talked about quite as often: domestic violence.
Many crucial decisions are taken at the state and local levels. If the people we elect to these offices are irresponsible, cruel, or both, they can do a lot of damage.
Women are in fact more likely to choose lower-paying jobs, but numbers do a poor job of highlighting the cultural biases that can shape their decisions.
“The number of women held in the nation’s 3,200 municipal and county jails for misdemeanor crimes or who are awaiting trial or sentencing had increased significantly — to about 110,000 in 2014 from fewer than 8,000 in 1970.”
The United States hit a milestone moment last month when Hillary Clinton became the first woman to win a major political party’s presidential nomination. That’s important progress. It’s also not nearly enough.
Roughly one in five Americans lives with a disability. So where is our pride movement?
In Donald Trump’s mind, child care is something he wants for the well-off parents who can afford rooms at his luxury resorts, but not for the people who work so hard to make those families comfortable.
Victor Mather writes for The New York Times, “Players from the Liberty and the Indiana Fever spoke out in dismay Thursday after the W.N.B.A. fined them for wearing T-shirts intended to raise awareness in the aftermath of recent shootings by and of the… Read more »