10 Reasons Why $0.23 Is A Big Deal
Okay, ladies. Here’s the deal: even though it’s 2014, women still, on average, make just 77 cents for every dollar a man makes. That 23 cent deficit adds up to nearly $11,000 in lost wages each year. That’s some kind of B.S. Fortunately for us, the Senate is set to vote on the Paycheck Fairness Act as soon as next week. The Paycheck Fairness Act provides a much needed update to the Equal Pay Act.
5 Marriage Proposals From Same-Sex Couples That Will Make You Cry
Valentine’s Day is not just about sending cheesy cards, hoarding chocolate or learning how to make a bouquet of bacon roses. What Valentine’s Day is truly about is celebrating the transformative power of love – which inspires us to have the courage to be who we are and grow with the people that we care about.
10 Arguments Against Women In Combat That Katniss Everdeen Thinks Are BS
A year ago today, the U.S. military announced that it would allow women to be assigned to ground combat units and jobs. Unfortunately, the Department of Defense and the Services haven’t made much progress and servicewomen are still being kept out of tens of thousands of combat positions.
On Roe Anniversary, A Year In The Abortion Fight
Today is the 41st anniversary of the Supreme Court decision in Roe v Wade, the landmark case that recognized that a pregnant woman has a right to make her own decisions about whether to have a child or have an abortion. But looking back over the past year, it’s almost like we’ve traveled back in time to an era when a woman's ability to make personal decisions about her family was out of her hands. A look back at the greatest/worst “hits” over the past year.
13 New Year’s Resolutions That Will Make 2014 The Best Civil Liberties Year Ever!
Sure, going to the gym, spending less time on Facebook, and cutting back the amount of hours spent obsessing over Scandal (can’t help it!) are all worthy New Year’s resolutions, but what about some resolutions that honor our love of liberty and justice, for all?