The Wage Disparities for Women at BBC
Carrie Gracie, former China Editor at the BBC, in alliance with other BBC Women, is actively working toward true equal pay. Gracie says, “My problem will be resolved by an acknowledgment that my work was of equal value to the men who I served alongside as an international editor.” The BBC women sought to build a coalition of like-minded women to expose the wage gap and achieve reform for their efforts. Lauren Collins, author of the article, goes incredibly in depth into what the wage gap actually means, not just at the BBC, but across the board. Collins uses Gracie as a model to illustrate all the aspects involved with women coming together for the fight against inequality in the workplace, including the risks and emotional burdens.
Read more on The New Yorker | Image: Olaf Blecker
The Mulleavy sisters are known for bringing themes from art history, literature, and pop culture into their fashion pieces, blurring the lines between contemporary art and fashion.
What once seemed to be an anti-romantic musical comedy full of cliches—with the main character leaving behind her life in New York to follow her ex to West Covina, California—turned out to be a surprisingly feminist TV show. Crazy Ex-Girlfriend’s fourth and final season premiered last month.
The project titled “Cats Calling Back” depicts illustrations with narratives provided by victims of sexual harassment.
A part of life that happens to half the population is often degraded and looked at with disgust. With menstruation art on social media, periods and period blood can become even more normalized in our world.
In her new book, In Therapy: How Conversations with Psychotherapists Really Work, Susie Orbach explains how the pressures are much worse than could ever be imagined in the 1970s. Currently, Orbach has been working on a year-long international campaign to force major companies to remove ads that target girls as young as six for cosmetic procedures.