Category Archives: Gender Wage Gap

Salary Secrecy — Discrimination Against Women?

What women will find out, if salary secrecy is banned, is that they make more than some men, and some men make less than some other men — all doing the exact same work right next to each other, elbow to elbow. Continue reading

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Feminism as hate speech, and no, that’s not hyperbole

“Dehumanization: when you subscribe to the idea that all of group A are evil and all of group B are innocent.” Continue reading

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5 Feminist Myths That Will Not Die

“The idea that American men are annually enslaving more than 100,000 girls, sending millions of women to emergency rooms, sustaining a rape culture and cheating women out of their rightful salary creates rancor in true believers and disdain in those who would otherwise be sympathetic allies.” Continue reading

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America’s 10 Deadliest Jobs: Male Dominated

Over the last 20 years, of the tens of thousands of reports, editorials, and commentaries on the gender wage gap, maybe five mentioned the gender work death rate. Continue reading

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Why Women Are Leaving the Workforce in Record Numbers

“One tiny problem may be holding women back: they are leaving the workforce in record numbers. Sarah Glynn, analyst for the Center for American Progress, takes ‘Pay Equity Day,’ April 9 this year, to argue that the ‘wage gap’–women are paid on average only 77 percent as much as men – causes women to leave the workforce.” Continue reading

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Gender bias a double-edged sword

“Perhaps what we need is not more feminism or more men’s-rights activism, but a gender-equality movement that promotes fairness for both sexes.” Continue reading

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Brief Misc. News & Views on Gender Issues

Would the world be safer if women ran it? “…U.S. women are almost as supportive of war as men. Even while men make up the majority of soldiers.” Continue reading

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