BY Kaitlin Cole in General on Aug 21, 2012 |
The Augusta National Golf Club, aka the Masters Tournament course, has decided to allow women (albeit only two) into their prestigious club in Georgia. Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and financier Darla Moore are the two first female members.
Some are praising the club for this move, and noting that it represents a milestone for women in business. However, I can’t understand why any woman would even want to be part of a club that has only ... Read More
BY Intern Christina in General on May 31, 2012 |
Today is a victory for equal rights in Massachusetts, where a federal appeals court just declared that the federal Defense of Marriage act is unconstitutional on the grounds that it unfairly denies equal benefits to legally married same-sex couples.
The ruling is also a victory for the Obama administration, which had refused to defend that part of the 1996 law. Although the decision does not establish a national right to gay marriage, hopefully the ... Read More
BY Intern Tessa in General on Mar 21, 2012 |
We’re so thankful to Marie Claire for reporting on how women tend to pay more than men for most things. The practice is called gender pricing, and it's everywhere.
Gender pricing takes place in the sale of health insurance, dry cleaning, haircuts, home mortgages, cars, and many, many more products and services. Toiletries such as shampoos, soaps, razors, and deodorants are marketed differently to men and women, although they are NEARLY IDENTICAL, with the ... Read More
BY Intern Courtnay in Feminizzle on Sep 14, 2011 |
Students for Free Enterprise USA (SIFE) and Wal-Mart are teaming up to launch an economic empowerment partnership for women. The project started earlier this year and Wal-Mart will make the announcement of the initiative via a live webcast today (September 14, 2011) from their home offices in Arkansas. SIFE is an international non- profit organization that collaborates with university students and business leaders to develop skills to help students make ... Read More