"Laverne & Shirley" star says the female stars were paid half as much as the male starsWatch Video
A viral video this week, shows why Toya Graham is being called “mother of the year”. The presidential race now includes a new female contender. To The Contrary spoke with actress, producer and activist Salma Hayek about her efforts to help women and children. Panel: Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton, Rina Shah Bharara, Avis Jones DeWeever, Patrice LeeWatch Video
Christianity in the US: The percentage of people that call themselves Christian is in steep decline according to a new Pew ...
New data shows that women are not founding as many businesses as their male counterparts. Some contribute the fear of ...
It’s being called Cannes #HeelGate. Women at the famed Cannes Film Festival have been reportedly turned away from Sunday’s premiere of Todd Haynes’ ‘50s lesbian romance Carol for wearing flats. To the Contrary interviewed Cindy Williams of Laverne and Shirley fame (about her new book Shirley, I Jest) and she says leave it to the French. Here's what she told us.
Twitter users pointed out how the incident underscores some of the gender equality problems in the film industry despite the fact that pay equity is one of the big issues up for discussion at the festival.Read More »
To The Contrary's panelist Aisha Moddie-Mills becomes first female and first black president of the Victory Fund and Institute.
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There are almost as many women in the world as men. So why is it that we see so few as our bosses, GMs and CEOs? A report by Pearl Initiative (PI), titled “Women’s Careers in the GCC” and released in April 2015, revealed that though women almost matched men in population numbers, their contribution to the global workforce stood only at 32 percent. The report said only 12 percent of CEOs are women, only 17 percent acted as board members, and a meager 24 percent were found working in senior management positions.
Earlier this year, when black people on Facebook were at each other's throats over allegations that Bill Cosby is a serial rapist, one particularly angry man attacked me for believing the actor's accusers. Many, if not most, of the women who've accused The Cos are white, and this guy had a two-pronged argument. First, he said that there's no proof of Cosby's guilt. Second, he argued that nobody would give a damn if the accused women were mostly black. This country, he said, does not care about black women.
It's About Time: New York Bill To Protect Pregnant Women From Discrimintation In The Workplace PassedMay 21, 2015 | Read More »
Being discriminated against in the workplace because of pregnancy is a burden no woman should bear. That’s why New York will soon become the 15th state in the country to pass a bill that will protect the rights of pregnant workers. This bill will join laws already on the books such as the Pregnancy Discrimination Act and Americans with Disabilities Act.
(LiveActionNews) — Unsurprisingly, Planned Parenthood is proving its grand lack of “Care. No Matter What.” for rape and incest victims. Once again, America’s abortion giant is proving that abortion is its front and center priority – not the well-being and rescue of victimized women.
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