Senators Continue To Press For Equal Pay For U.S. Women’s Soccer Stars

Two U.S. Senators are again wading into the equal pay fight between the U.S. Women’s National Team and soccer’s American governing body, and this time they are seeking information on one of the more opaque and contentious aspects in the dispute. In a Wednesday letter addressed to Don Garber, the commissioner of Major League Soccer […]

Obama Gives A Shoutout To Equal Pay While Honoring The 2015 WNBA Champs

President Barack Obama honored the WNBA’s Minnesota Lynx at the White House on Monday and stressed the importance of “equal pay for equal work” during his speech.  His remarks, which kicked off with an impromptu high-five from coach Cheryl Reeve’s son Oliver, covered the “powerhouse” team’s championship season, their involvement in the Minneapolis community and […]

Rich White Men Need To Stop Questioning Equal Pay In Tennis

Of all popular sports — most of which are dominated by men — tennis is the one that’s been the closest to a model of gender equality. Starting with Billie Jean King’s work and her 1973 “Battle of the Sexes” match, tennis has paved the way, leaping ahead of its time in 2007 when the World Tennis […]