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Equality

GrubHub's Diverse Executive Team Gives Us a Taste of Gender Equality

If you were not already obsessed, GrubHub may actually become your favorite food ordering service out there for more reasons than one. Read More »

Samantha Bee Naturally, Yet Unintentionally Stands Out From Competition In "Full Frontal"

If you've seen Samantha Bee's show, "Full Frontal," you know just how spunky her presence and personality are, making her unlike many of her male competitors. Read More »

This Ruling Brings the US One Step Closer to Complete LGBTQ Equality

After a very controversial House Bill 2 (HB2) was signed in North Carolina in March 2016, and subsequent boycotts ensued, a Read More »

Tags: LGBTQ, pride, Equality

These Are the Best and Worst States for Women's Equality

We (unfortunately) don't have to look hard to find evidence of women's inequality in the U.S. Scan the World Economic Forum's ranking of the most gender-equal countries and you’ll see the U.S. Read More »

Tags: Equality

22 Inspiring Quotes in Celebration of Women's Equality Day

Women were granted the right to vote exactly 96 years ago on Friday. It's a day to celebrate how far we've come, but even more, it's a day to inspire one another continue the fight for equality. Read More »

Michelle Obama Discusses Discovering Her Independence, Embracing Her Influence, and Shaping the Role of First Lady

As her role as First Lady of the United States winds down, one can only hope Michelle Obama's legacy of being independent, fun, and dedicated to education initiatives will continue on with her predecessor — whether First Lady or F Read More »

YouTube's Haifa Beseisso Is Countering the Misperception of Islam in "Fly with Haifa"

In a profile featured in Women in the World, Zainab Salbi spotlights 25-year-old Haifa Beseisso of YouTube's "Fly with Haifa," a project 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 »

Why Are Straight Women in Tanzania Marrying One Another?

In "Why Straight Women Are Marrying Each Other," published in the August 2016 issue of Marie Claire, Abigail Haworth investigates the link to the rise of same-sex marriage in the Mara region of northern T 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 »

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