We still don’t ‘get’ women as equals

By Seattle Times Staff Columnist Jerry Large Seeing women as full people is kind of a new thing, I mean it must be, because we continue to have trouble making that leap. And when I say we, I don’t just mean men, I mean women, too. The persistence of domestic violence, pay gaps, and exploitive orContinue reading “We still don’t ‘get’ women as equals”

When it comes to the pay gap, women don’t have a choice

This week the Census Bureau confirmed what many working women already experience: the gender wage gap isn’t closing – it’s stuck. Stagnant. While the gap between men’s and women’s earnings did narrow slightly in 2013, with women earning 78 cents for every dollar compared to 76.5 cents a year earlier, it has remained virtually unchanged sinceContinue reading “When it comes to the pay gap, women don’t have a choice”

Join us in strengthening women’s economic security – Bellingham

You are warmly invited to join us in building women’s economic security across Washington state – next stop, Bellingham! What: Strengthening Women’s Economic Security Forum When: October 16th, 5:30-7:00 pm Where: Bellingham YWCA, 1026 N. Forest St. This event is part of a statewide campaign to strengthen women’s economic security. The previous forums in Seattle, Kirkland,Continue reading “Join us in strengthening women’s economic security – Bellingham”