Didn't realize today was Equal Pay Day? Well, Batgirl did! Check out the video above in which you can see 1970s Batgirl fighting for fair and equal pay regardless of gender. There's also some important facts and figures about how the disparity in pay based on gender may affect you. We've definitely seen improvement in this area, but there's still a long way to go. If left alone, the gender gap in wages won't equalize until 2058.Read More
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I've included this picture of Hermione Granger because not only was these scene probably filmed at Oxford, but her little unimpressed face perfectly captures how I feel about this survey's findings.Read More
Study Reveals Male Internet Commenters Don’t Believe Evidence of Sexism in Science, Also Water Is Wet
Writing for the Internet is a lot like shouting into a garbage pit of despair, especially when readers' privilege prevents them from acknowledging important issues despite the facts.Read More
No, I'm not crying. I just have something stuck in my... um, soul.
Verizon's new #InspireHerMind campaign wants to point out the importance of teaching young girls about STEM. To do that, they put out this commercial about how deeply ingrained gender expectations influence the way we raise our children, which in turn influences what they become interested in when they grow up--and not necessarily for the better. Geez, Verizon, heartbreaking much?Read More
i'll just leave this hereThe Hollywoord Reporter has a short article up online today (originally appearing in the magazine's December issue), which reveals that Dreamworks Animation may be the only big Hollywood company out there to have more women in significant positions of power than men. Which makes some amount of sense for the company that backed the only big-budget animated film in history so far to be directed by a lone woman, Jennifer Yuh Nelson's Kung Fu Panda 2. Read More