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'Charge It to the Game': WNBA Star Skylar Diggins-Smith Addresses the Gender Pay Gap With Wealthsimple

“Don’t act like you don’t see the discrepancy,” Skylar Diggins-Smith says during a confessional new spot for millennially focused investment management service Wealthsimple. Featured on the company’s ongoing “Money Diaries” campaign, the Dallas Wings All-Star guard gets real about the inequities between men and…

'This Is Personal': Steph Curry Advocates for Equal Pay in a Women's Equality Day Essay 'This Is Personal': Steph Curry Advocates for Equal Pay in a Women's Equality Day Essay

Real talk? We hate that for many men, it seems to take becoming a “father of daughters” to understand basic concepts like consent, sexual harassment and equality. Even more frustrating is the fact that there are many fathers of daughters who will never make the attempt to understand, regardless.

Why Is the Gender Wage Gap Higher for Black Women in New York City and What Can Be Done? Why Is the Gender Wage Gap Higher for Black Women in New York City and What Can Be Done?

Here’s a not-so-fun fact: While we spend Black Women’s Equal Pay Day 2018 raging against the sexist, racist, patriarchal machine that results in black women making 62 cents to every dollar white men do, it has recently been revealed that that disparity is even worse for black women in America’s largest city.

Lyft x Black Girls Code: How a Strategic Alliance Is Driving the Conversation on Equal Pay Forward Lyft x Black Girls Code: How a Strategic Alliance Is Driving the Conversation on Equal Pay Forward

As we focus on the disturbing disparities that make it necessary to recognize Black Women’s Equal Pay Day, there’s an especially sobering statistic that stands out: in addition to the fact that a black woman currently has to work seven months and seven days more than a white man to earn the same salary, that wage gap…

Having Our Say and Reclaiming Our Time: What Social Media Has to Say About Black Women's Equal Pay Day Having Our Say and Reclaiming Our Time: What Social Media Has to Say About Black Women's Equal Pay Day

As part of the recognition of Black Women’s Equal Pay Day 2018, a social media storm is planned for 2 p.m. EDT today, August 7. But in advance of us breaking the internet raising our voices in protest of this deeply intersectional inequality, The Glow Up—which is for, by and about black women—thought we’d take a look…

#38PercentCounts: It's Black Women's Equal Pay Day—and What You Don't Know Might Hurt Us

Do you know what today is? It’s Tuesday, August 7; 219 days from the start of 2018. Today is also Black Women’s Equal Pay Day, the date that signifies how much longer black women had to work into 2018 to equal what white men earned in 2017. And in case you’re wondering, it’s been a full 120 days since the date white…

The Sisterhood Ceiling: Are Women Holding Each Other Back by Avoiding Healthy Competition? The Sisterhood Ceiling: Are Women Holding Each Other Back by Avoiding Healthy Competition?

When it comes to workplace equality, is there one area in which women are actually complicit in holding themselves—and each other—back? That’s the question posed by an article in Glamour’s August issue, titled “Are Women Afraid to Compete with Each Other at Work?

Exactly Zero Women Landed on Forbes’ List of 100 Highest-Paid Athletes This Year Exactly Zero Women Landed on Forbes’ List of 100 Highest-Paid Athletes This Year

For the first time since compiling its catalog of top-paid athletes, Forbes counts nada-one woman on this year’s list.

Make Money Moves: Some of the World’s Most Successful Women Want You to Know Your Worth Make Money Moves: Some of the World’s Most Successful Women Want You to Know Your Worth

Seventy-nine cents on the dollar: That’s the number we’ve become accustomed to hearing when discussing the gender wage gap. But grim as it is, further research has revealed that that number applies only to the wage discrepancy for white women. Despite now being the most educated population in America, black women earn…

‘I Am Mirroring Women’: Viola Davis Gets Real in Porter Edit  ‘I Am Mirroring Women’: Viola Davis Gets Real in Porter Edit 

It’s Oscar weekend 2018, so it’s no surprise that we’ve been seeing a lot of Viola Davis. The three-time Academy Award nominee, who won the Best Supporting Actress Oscar for 2016’s Fences‚ is a regular on the awards circuit and is often called the “black Meryl Streep”—to which she rightly responds, “[then] pay me…

Watch: Mo’Nique Deserves Better

Oscar-winning actress and comedian Mo’Nique has been on an ongoing quest to get her coins right, and we’re here for it.

This Is How You Use Your Privilege: How Jessica Chastain Helped Octavia Spencer Earn Her Worth This Is How You Use Your Privilege: How Jessica Chastain Helped Octavia Spencer Earn Her Worth

Golden Globe-winning actress Jessica Chastain is well-known as one of the most vocal women in Hollywood when it comes to demanding equity, insisting that she be paid on par with her male co-stars. As she told Newsweek in 2017:

Equal Pay for Equal Laughs: #TimesUp Meeting Reveals Tracee Ellis Ross Paid ‘Significantly Less’ Than Anthony Anderson Equal Pay for Equal Laughs: #TimesUp Meeting Reveals Tracee Ellis Ross Paid ‘Significantly Less’ Than Anthony Anderson

At a recent meeting of Time’s Up, the initiative spearheaded by Hollywood actresses with the aim of addressing sexual assault and workplace harassment and inequality, there was a lot said about Tracee Ellis Ross getting paid “significantly less” than her Black-ish co-star Anthony Anderson.

Hoda Kotb Will Earn a Fraction of What the Alleged Sexual Predator Who Preceded Her Made Hoda Kotb Will Earn a Fraction of What the Alleged Sexual Predator Who Preceded Her Made

Welcome to 2018, where bad men will no longer helm morning shows at major news networks, but where the women of color chosen to replace them will still be paid a fraction of their predecessors’ salaries.

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