Category Archives: Women

Why the USA-France World Cup match is biggest game in women’s soccer history

Nancy Armour of USA Today – It’s the biggest game in women’s soccer, ever. Tonight’s World Cup quarterfinal between the top-ranked U.S. women and host France has been sold out for weeks. And if previous games at this World Cup … Continue reading

Posted in Sports, Women

Hideous Men

E. Jean Carroll in The Cut section of New York Magazine – Donald Trump assaulted me in a Bergdorf Goodman dressing room 23 years ago. But he’s not alone on the list of awful men in my life. Continue reading … Continue reading

Posted in Donald Trump, Women

Mothering Without Limits

Lindsay Jones in Topic Magazine – Days after Lindsey Hubley gave birth to her son, she had to reenter the hospital with devastating medical problems. But every challenge that motherhood has brought is one to which she has risen. Continue … Continue reading

Posted in Mothers, Women

The narrowing, but persistent, gender gap in pay

from Nikki Graf, Anna Brown and Eileen Patten of the Pew Research Center – The gender gap in pay has narrowed since 1980, but it has remained relatively stable over the past 15 years or so. In 2018, women earned … Continue reading

Posted in Compensation, Gender Gap, Pew Research, Women

Coalition of women’s groups hire lobbyists to push for passage of the ERA

by Raymond Arke in Open Secrets – March was Women’s History Month and one alliance of women’s organizations worked hard on Capitol Hill to finally pass a groundbreaking piece of legislation — the Equal Rights Amendment. At the beginning of … Continue reading

Posted in Affirmative Action, Equal Rights Amendment, Fairness, Gender, Women