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Google Accused of ‘Systemic’ Gender Pay Discrimination by Labor Department

Google Segregates Women into Lower Level Jobs, Lawsuit Alleges

The tech giant “systematically” discriminates against its female employees and also keeps them from opportunities for promotions, according to a lawsuit.

Maria Sharapova Calls Serena Williams’ ‘Thick Arms and Thick Legs’ Intimidating

In her new memoir, Sharapova talks about her rivalry with Williams, including emphasizing her physique.

Baylor University Perpetuated its Gang Rape Culture, Lawsuit Says

Baylor University Reaches Settlement in Gang Rape Lawsuit

The lawsuit against the school is one in a series of civil suits, indictments and criminal convictions for sexual assaults over the past few years at Baylor.

Taraji P. Henson Joins Kellogg’s Special K to Rally Women to Stop Questioning What They Eat

"It's a problem because questioning your food is limiting you from living your life at full strength," said Henson.

Prudential: Working Women May be Facing a Retirement Income Crisis

Prudential: Working Women May be Facing a Retirement Income Crisis

Women typically live five years longer than men, which means their retirement dollars will need to work harder for longer.

Rape Kits from Sanctuary Cities Can Remain Untested, GOP Rep. Says

Rape Kits from Sanctuary Cities Can Remain Untested, GOP Rep. Says

“There are grants available, and we’ll do everything we can to help. Unless they’re a sanctuary city,” said Georgia Rep. Buddy Carter.

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Diversity Management Is Neither Conservative Nor Liberal

The Google controversy is being cast as liberal versus conservative; it’s neither.

James Damore Fired Google Engineer: Company ‘Shamed Me’

Fired Google Engineer: Company ‘Shamed Me’

James Damore, who said in an interview he feels “betrayed” by the tech giant, also filed a complaint against his former employer.

Google Engineer Wrote Controversial Memo After Attending Company Diversity Program

Google Engineer Wrote Controversial Memo After Attending Company Diversity Program

After attending one of Google’s diversity programs James Damore said in an interview with a conservative YouTube channel, “There’s just so much hypocrisy in the things they are saying.”

'Game of Thrones' Star is Happy Her Natural Hair Stands Out

‘Game of Thrones’ Star is Happy Her Natural Hair Stands Out

“My hair is a part of my mixed-race heritage. It’s a part of me,” said Nathalie Emmanuel.

Simone Askew Becomes First Black Woman to Lead West Point’s Cadets

Simone Askew Becomes First Black Woman to Lead West Point’s Cadets

Askew will assume the highest position of the cadet chain of command.

Google CEO Defends Engineer’s Right to Pen Misogynist Memo

Google CEO Defends Employee’s Right to Express Unpopular Views, Condemns ‘Harmful’ Portions

CEO Sundar Pichai said “much of what was in” misogynistic memo from engineer “is fair to debate, regardless of whether a vast majority … disagree,” but said language “advancing harmful gender stereotypes” was “not OK.” The employee reportedly has been fired.

Google Engineer’s Anti-Diversity Memo Displays Company’s Misogynist Culture

Google Engineer’s Anti-Diversity Memo Displays Company’s Misogynist Culture

Top leaders at the company demonstrated their own worst practices by hiding behind a statement from their brand new head of diversity, who has only been on the job for a couple of weeks.

Serena Williams Tells Black Women to ‘Be Fearless’ on Black Women’s Equal Pay Day

Serena Williams Tells Black Women to ‘Be Fearless’ on Black Women’s Equal Pay Day

“I am trying to figure out how I can move the needle forward and open doors for everyone, no matter the color of their skin.”

Boeing Engineers Read Historic Letters: Women Make Us Better

Boeing Engineers Read Historic Letters: Women Make Us Better

Boeing is dedicated to increasing the number of women in STEM careers worldwide.

JCPenney Welcomes Libby Edelman Fashion Brand Featuring Modern Designs for the Everyday Woman

JCPenney Welcomes Libby Edelman Fashion Brand Featuring Modern Designs for the Everyday Woman

“As we move to revitalize our women’s business at JCPenney, we want to attract new customers by expanding our women’s contemporary assortment,” said John Tighe, chief merchant for JCPenney.

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Analyzing Deloitte’s Plans to Phase Out Business Resource Groups

In my expert opinion, Deloitte’s phasing out of its business resource groups is a big mistake.

R. Kelly ‘Alarmed and Disturbed’ by ‘Cult’ Allegations

R. Kelly ‘Alarmed and Disturbed’ by ‘Cult’ Allegations

“R. Kelly is the sweetest person you will ever want to meet. But Robert is the devil,” Asante McGee says in a BuzzFeed article on Kelly.

For Women at Congress: The Right To Bare Arms?

For Women at Congress: The Right To Bare Arms?

The dress code requires men to wear suit jackets and ties in the House chamber and speaker’s lobby, which is just outside it, and women are not supposed to wear sleeveless tops or dresses without a sweater or jacket.

Mastercard Mentors Emerging Women Entrepreneurs

Mastercard Partnership Mentors Emerging Women Entrepreneurs

The program inspires future leaders to pay it forward in their communities.

Dark Hair Dye and Chemical Relaxers Linked To Breast Cancer

Dark Hair Dye and Chemical Relaxers Linked To Breast Cancer

The study was the first to find a significant increase in breast cancer risk among Black women who used dark shades of hair dye and white women who used chemical relaxers.

White House Gender Pay Gap More Than Tripled Under Trump

White House Gender Pay Gap More Than Tripled Under Trump

The gap is even wider than previously reported for staffers of the Trump administration.

Serena Williams Would Rank 'No. 700' if She Played Against Men, Says John McEnroe

Serena Williams Would Rank ‘No. 700’ if She Played Against Men, Says John McEnroe

Williams responds to McEnroe’s sexist comments that question her ability to defeat pro tennis players in the men’s circuit.