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Don’t Allow Anti-Feminist Icon Phyllis Schlafly To Have The Last Word on Gender Equality

Don’t Allow Anti-Feminist Icon Phyllis Schlafly To Have The Last Word on Gender Equality

Share on Facebook Twitter Google+ E-mail Reddit In an ironic twist of fate, conservative anti-feminist and anti-union activist Phyllis Schlafly passed away on Labor Day. I have written about Schlafly in several blogs, on FB and in my book American Woman: The Poll Dance. I spoke ill of her while she was alive. I have […]

New Sweeping Equal Pay Law Bans Employers From Asking For Salary Histories

New Sweeping Equal Pay Law Bans Employers From Asking For Salary Histories

Share on Facebook Twitter Google+ E-mail Reddit Massachusetts’ new equal pay law unanimously passed the state legislature, and Republican Gov. Charlie Baker has signed it into law. Massachusetts has not only become the first state to ban employers from asking potential employees about their salary histories, the state also bans salary secrecy between employees and mandates that employers […]

Despite The Obvious, 72% Of Americans Mistakenly Believe We Have Gender Equality

Despite The Obvious, 72% Of Americans Mistakenly Believe We Have Gender Equality

Share on Facebook Twitter Google+ E-mail Reddit Equal means equal. In 2013, my fierce young activist friend Madison Kimrey wrote this wonderful piece. Since we’re still waiting for an Equal Rights Amendment, I thought it would be a good idea to republish it and remind people that we’re still fighting. I’d like to add that […]

Hillary Clinton Doesn’t Have The Same Rights as Donald Trump or Barack Obama – Here’s Why

Hillary Clinton Doesn’t Have The Same Rights as Donald Trump or Barack Obama – Here’s Why

Share on Facebook Twitter Google+ E-mail Reddit America doesn’t have an Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) – constitutional protection against gender discrimination. ERA Text: Equality of rights under the law shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any state on account of sex. 91 percent of Americans believe that we should […]

Banning The Term ‘Bossy’ Isn’t The Answer

Banning The Term ‘Bossy’ Isn’t The Answer

Share on Facebook Twitter Google+ E-mail Reddit   The word shouldn’t be the issue – the misogynistic attitudes behind the word compose the real crisis. The United States doesn’t have a constitutional amendment guaranteeing protection against gender discrimination. The Equal Rights Amendment would remedy this embarrassing fact, and a ratified ERA would help to undo […]