Posts Tagged "Sexism"

WAGE GAP for Black Women

WAGE GAP for Black Women

Black women receive 67 cents to a white man’s dollar. Casey Quinlan @ Think Progress Monday is Black Women’s Equal Pay Day, the day that marks when black women are paid the same wages as their white male peers were paid last year. Black women are paid only 67 cents on the dollar relative to non-Hispanic white men, according to analysis from the Economic Policy Institute. Black women could...

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Silencing Women

Silencing Women

Harper’s published a great cover story by Rebecca Solnit. CHECK it out.

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Hours Teachers Work: Eye-Opening Graphic

Hours Teachers Work: Eye-Opening Graphic

Interesting that the AFL-CIO union putting this graphic together chose a plump male to represent teachers when some 76% of all public school teachers are female…. Hmmmm From upworthy. . . When you look at the time teachers actually spend working, you can see that it’s not a cakewalk – at all. The next time your city or state wants to cut back on teacher salaries or hammer their...

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Explicit Lyric Warning: Feminist Law Students Clarify The Lines

Explicit Lyric Warning: Feminist Law Students Clarify The Lines

The Law Revue girls would like to define those supposedly “blurred lines.” Enjoy our parody of Blurred Lines by Robin Thicke. Sing Along. How many of us were disturbed by Robin Thicke’s thin disguise of self-loathing? Big Dick? Really? Join in with much better lyrics… its time to undermine the masculine confines…. CUDOS to Adelaide and her gang. Vocals: Zoe Ellwood,...

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Will Miss Iceland Melt?

Will Miss Iceland Melt?

Miss Iceland Gets a Chilly Reception From Feminists People of All Ages, Including a Few Men, Enter Contest as a Protest By ELLEN EMMERENTZE JERVELL In an attempt to open up the Miss Iceland competition to new blood, organizers may also have opened up a can of worms. Video by WSJ’s Ellen Jervell. REYKJAVIK, Iceland—In early July, eight...

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