Recent research has found that CEOs with significant power discourage LGBTQ+ initiatives in the workplace.
Corporations have the responsibility to make workplaces more inclusive and welcoming for LGBTQ+ employees.
Many large employers must already report statistics on issues such as how many women they employ, their pay and their level of seniority. But that’s not enough; an intersectional approach is needed.
Mothers are more likely to take care of the kids while fathers get to do their jobs.
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Women suddenly saddled with increased caregiving duties – whether for children or elderly parents – have been forced to reduce their hours, which hurts their careers and lifetime earnings.
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The voices and work of leading Muslim women are proving to be pivotal in changing the landscape of gender, race and religious inequalities.
The fight over gendered language may seem frivolous but speaking a heavily gendered language may highlight gender distinctions and lead to discrimination.
We could expect a change in language to decrease gender disparities across a host of measures, including wages, educational attainment, and leadership positions in corporate and political life.
Oprah Winfrey spoke about the women of the #MeToo movement as she accepted a lifetime achievement award at the Golden Globes.
At the Golden Globes, Oprah Winfrey assured girls that the harassment scandals of 2017 will eventually lead to a brighter future. But deep workplace issues will have to be addressed first.
Do women freelancers suffer the effects of ‘male privilege’?
Sexism has long been an unfortunate feature of the workplace, but is male privilege still a problem when the gig economy makes most of our office interactions virtual?
While talks like those from Sheryl Sandberg may be empowering, this rhetoric of choice is problematic for a number of reasons.
Interventions designed to fix women also leave the status quo untouched. They ask women to adjust to workplaces that are primarily designed by, and for, men.
Embedding members of the LGBTI community within senior ranks of a business can diffuse workplace homophobic attitudes and create an environment of inclusiveness.
The continued presence of homophobic attitudes in society and the workplace has been eroding the productivity and profitability of Australian businesses.
An unaccompanied minor from Guatemala, in Hamilton, Ohio.
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Many children who cross the U.S. Mexico border illegally remain undetected and must fend for themselves on the other side.
Uber is the latest Silicon Valley company to find itself accused of sexism.
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The escalating indifference with which Uber allegedly reacted to a software engineer’s harassment claims is the norm in the corporate world, where enforcing civil rights laws is seen as a tax on profits.
Why aren’t there as many female tenured professors?
Many research universities have adopted ‘family-friendly’ tenure rules to help women balance family and career. However, men, not women, seem to benefit from having the extra time.