“Dear Sirs”… Attorney Takes On Firm’s Archaic Use Of Male-Centric Language, Inspires Change Toward Gender Equality

October 20, 2016 by

Megan Castellano, a capital markets attorney based in London, recently proposed and led an initiative to ban the use of “Dear Sirs” in all communications and legal documents globally across Freshfields, the first of Britain’s top legal firms ... [Read More]


Chelsea Handler Dinner Party Guests Dish On Sexism And Pay Inequity In Hollywood

October 19, 2016 by

Chelsea Handler hosts another one of her dinner parties with actresses Hilary Swank and Connie Britton, director Ava DuVernay and Miss USA Deshauna Barber, who speak candidly about the overall landscape of how women are treated and Hollywood’s gender pay gap. ... [Read More]


#FightPinkTax: Women Pay Almost $2,000 Per Year More Than Men Pay For Comparable Services And Products

October 7, 2016 by

"We fight tirelessly to close the wage gap, but what about the price gap?" This is the question our friends over at GIRLTALK HQ have taken on in their new campaign for price parity and to get the Pink Tax banned in Canada. According to a recent study conducted by Toronto-based ParseHub, ... [Read More]

John Greathouse’s Article Exposes The Sexist Underbelly Still Present in Tech

October 4, 2016 by

If you follow the Wall Street Journal or tech media like I do, you may have seen yesterday’s deplorable article by John Greathouse, advising women in tech to use only their initials in order to get ahead in the tech world. The idea that in order for women to succeed in tech, ... [Read More]


Emma Watson Debuts “Hurdles” A Short Film About The Fight For Gender Equality

September 26, 2016 by

This past Saturday, actor & UN Women Global Goodwill Ambassador Emma Watson debuted Hurdles, a new “small film” about the fight for gender equality. Set to Sia's hit "Chandelier," the video features footage from the women's Olympic hurdles final from the 1964 Tokyo games. ... [Read More]

Kristen Bell Stars In Spoof Video To Highlight Women’s Inequality In The Workplace

Kristen Bell Stars In Spoof Video To Highlight Women’s Inequality In The Workplace

September 15, 2016 by

“Why outsource all your production to far away countries like India, China and Narnia when we have the cheapest and best workforce right here in the good ole’ US of A: Women.” - Kristen Bell, Pinksourcing Pitchwoman In this premiere episode of Celebs Have Issues from HuffPost Originals, a video series that aims to put serious causes in the spotlight, “using wit and laughter ... [Read More]

Teacher Holds An Experiment With Students To Illustrate Gender Gap In Congress

Teacher Holds An Experiment With Students To Illustrate Gender Gap In Congress

September 15, 2016 by

New Jersey teacher Nicholas Ferroni is a vocal supporter of equal rights in and out of the classroom. Recently, he held a little experiment with his students to illustrate the gender gap in Congress. “Men make up 80% of Congress, giving them the majority vote on issues that directly affect women,” ... [Read More]


Appalled Graphic Designer Shows Girls’ Life Magazine What Their Cover Should Look Like

September 13, 2016 by

A couple of weeks ago we ran a piece about an image that was posted on social media and went viral. It was a side-by-side shot of this Girls’ Life magazine cover (left, lead image) next to the cover of Boys’ Life magazine that served as a harsh reminder of the stereotyped messages that, even in the year 2016, are STILL ... [Read More]