Women in Sports Are Getting Their Financial Butts Kicked #gender #bias

It’s another historic day in the land. The South Carolina legislature voted to take down the Confederate flag outside its state house, and it came down today. It’s a cause for celebration, a win. But now the cha cha will begin. One step forward, two steps back, as people’s desperate rear guard reaction to change … Continue reading Women in Sports Are Getting Their Financial Butts Kicked #gender #bias

Kaley Cuoco: Feminism Is Not a Bad Word #gender #paygap #inequality #JenniferLawrence #KaleyCuoco

CuocoI find it astounding that women can claim they aren’t feminists, or that they don’t like the word feminist.

I suppose it depends on your perception of, or definition for, the word. I like the definition Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie used in her Ted talk, the one that subsequently went viral when Beyonce featured it in her hit Flawless: Feminist, a person who believes in the social, economic and political equality of the sexes. Simple. Any reasonable person can get behind that, right?

Which is why I’m confused when people like actress Kaley Cuoco cast even a hint of a shadow on the idea, which she kind of did in her latest Redbook interview. Continue reading “Kaley Cuoco: Feminism Is Not a Bad Word #gender #paygap #inequality #JenniferLawrence #KaleyCuoco”