The Equal Pay Act that Kennedy signed in 1963 prohibited “discrimination on account of sex in the payment of wages by employers engaged in commerce or in the production of goods for commerce.” Yet a half century later, in the first three months of 2012, women still earned only 82.2 percent of what men earned. That’s comparing the “usual median weekly earnings” of full-time employees. Comparing annual pay of full-time, year-round workers, women earned only 77 percent of what men earned in…

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And when I worked for months researching and fighting for a pay raise of more than $1.00/hr not only for myself, but all my coworkers... my s--t of a boss (who happened to be male) stood there and took credit for it. And of course no one believed me. Classy.

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"pretty is not the rent you pay to exist in the world as a woman", feminism, feminist quotes, equality, body positive quotes, bopo, body positivity

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“Go get your almost equal pay” rubber shower art | 20 Feminist Items You Need For Your Home Immediately

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We've rounded up the most inspiring girl power quotes to motivate you to join the #17girlpower movement and start living the life of your dreams!

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