Colonialism, JK Rowling, and Lackluster Politics: How the U.K’s past and present are threatening the fight for gender equality.

Colonialism, JK Rowling, and Lackluster Politics: How the U.K’s past and present are threatening the fight for gender equality.

By Sasha Novozhilova Within the darkness of the past year, the movement for gender equality in the workplace within the United States has been quite successful in securing the protection of employees from discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity in a landmark Supreme Court ruling. Now, several months later, the movement has reached [...]

The Setback of Japan: How Japan Succeeded in Everything but Gender Equality

The Setback of Japan: How Japan Succeeded in Everything but Gender Equality

By Sahana Natarajan When most people think of Japan, they think of a country highly advanced in technology, rich in culture, and notorious for various characters and plotlines in anime. Ranked third as “best country” by U.S News, Japan continues to dominate over the rest of the world in quality of life, technological expertise, and [...]

The Discriminatory Nature of Employment Linked Health Insurance

The Discriminatory Nature of Employment Linked Health Insurance

By Nisha Sweet          The American Dream is a statement that perpetuates the ideals in which freedom and hard work provide for opportunities of prosperity, success, and good health. However, the fragility of the American system proves that this statement mainly applies to those who face few social and economic barriers in the first place. [...]

Riots and Rights: The Lessons of Stonewall in the Modern Day

Riots and Rights: The Lessons of Stonewall in the Modern Day

By Niko Skaperdas With the recent murders of Breonna Taylor, Ahmed Arburry, and George Floyd, protests have broken out calling for justice for the victims of police brutality, police reform, and tangible action to improve the lives and status of black Americans through policy and police reform. As Scholar Simon Hall states, “A model of [...]

The Motherhood Penalty: Why Women are Less Likely to Get the Job

The Motherhood Penalty: Why Women are Less Likely to Get the Job

By Sara Demoranville Imagine having the perfect resume for a competitive job opportunity. You have amazing credentials, the necessary skills, and fit the ideal description of the new hiree. Everything is in place and you feel confident about getting the job, except that someone else essentially has the same resume as you. The decision narrows [...]

Motherhood Penalty: Legislation and Science

Motherhood Penalty: Legislation and Science

By Tiffany Jeong In the 20th century after the suffragettes had met their goals, many women left the Feminist movement with the feeling that they had achieved equality. However, on the social front, women have yet to overcome the essentialist mentality that females are inherently less suited for professional careers than men. A recent survey conducted [...]

The Pay Gap in Sports

The Pay Gap in Sports

By Alanna McDonough-Rice In sports it is known that men’s sports make far more money than women’s sports. Since the beginning of time, players have fought to get better wages and better deals, but people have been putting women’s sports on the back burner for years. They think it won’t make money or have a [...]