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5 cities that are great for women’s careers
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Mon, Nov 27, 2017 - 12:20pm

Although American women have done a great deal of work, through advocacy, lobbying, and sheer numbers in the workforce, to close the gender based pay gap, women still make around eighty cents to each dollar a man makes.

It’s worth noting that this figure is a representation of white women; women of color, men of color, and disabled people, all show an even starker gap in pay.

While policy and inherent bias must be combatted through the country, there are some cities where the gap is much less dramatic. The website Nerdwallet...

Vivian Castleberry, a trailblazing force for women, dies
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If women have achieved any measure of equality and support in this city, they have trailblazing journalist and activist Vivian Castleberry to thank for helping to pave the way.

In a career spanning more than two generations, Castleberry revolutionized the coverage of women's issues, and well into her 90s worked on causes that gave women better lives.

She was a champion for women's rights in a male-dominated city, boldly demanding a seat at the table when few believed women deserved one.

From her early school days to her professional endeavors, Castleberry gave little thought to whether women had previously...

Women at Work
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Mon, Jun 13, 2016

The full story, that includes UNT Alumnae, Lori Ann Fowler and Megan Henderson, can be found here.

This Man's Facebook Post Perfectly Nails What's Wrong With Women's Clothing
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Tue, May 10, 2016 - 9:19am

By Anna Swartz

Benjamin Ashton Cooper was helping his girlfriend clean out her closet when he noticed something about her clothes that really, as he put it, "pissed him off."

"I noticed that a lot of what she was getting rid of was of the XL size," he wrote in a Facebookpost Thursday. "That didn't look right to me, and here's why: They fit me."

Cooper put on some of his girlfriend's clothes and noticed that even though they were labeled "extra large," they fit him well...

2016’s Best & Worst States for Women
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Wed, Mar 2, 2016 - 8:00am

Not every woman aspires to glass-slipper dreams. Some prefer instead to shatter the proverbial glass ceiling — and countless have. Today, we celebrate women for their independence and remarkable strides in society. Many have risen to the top as industry pioneers, government leaders, world-class athletes and heads of their own households, among other important roles to which historically tight gender standards limited their reach or imagination.

But even as women outnumber men in all but nine states today,...