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Hollywood Remembers Mary Tyler Moore As a Female Force of Change

Beloved TV icon Mary Tyler Moore died on Wednesday at the age of 80 after being hospitalized in Connecticut. Read More »

Sheryl Sandberg Discusses Importance of Gender Equality in the Workplace at World Economic Forum

"I don't think it's possible to overstate how important stereotypes are," MAKER Sheryl Sandberg said at the 2017 World Economic Forum, according to Read More »

Emmy Rossum Is Reportedly Fighting for Salary Equity for Her "Shameless" Role

It's no secret that the biggest stars in Hollywood are taking their struggles negotiating equal wages public: Emma Watson, Geena Davis, Emma Stone, Jennifer Aniston, Robin Wright, Jennifer Lawrence, Patricia Arquette, and Taraji P. Read More »

Emma Stone and Jennifer Aniston Get Real in Their "SNL" Skit About Equal Pay

Equal pay is a major issue in Hollywood and industries across the board, with women older than 36 earning as much as 76 percent less than their male colleagues. Read More »

Good News: Apple Says It Has Closed Its Gender Wage Gap in the U.S.

In a new report, Apple has announced it has closed the gender wage gap among its U.S. employees — and pledges to close any remaining gaps worldwide as soon as possible. Read More »

Massachusetts Is the First State to Outlaw This Common Hiring Practice

After Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker (R) signed a bill prohibiting employers from asking prospective employees about their salary history on Monday, Massachusetts officially become the first state to outlaw this common hiring practice. Read More »

Tennis’s Pay Gap: Why Don’t Women Earn As Much As Men?

As we enter Wimbledon’s second week, there is – as ever – much talk of whoever might beat Serena Williams to win the Grand Slam title. Read More »

These 3 Fashion Retailers Have Signed Up for the Equal Pay Pledge

The United State of Women summit took place in Washington, D.C., on June 14. Read More »

Federal Judge Rules the US Women's Soccer Team Has No Right to Strike

In April, players from the U.S. women's soccer team suggested they may boycott the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio on account of wage discrimination and overall gender inequality. That option has since been shut down. Read More »

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