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Equal pay for equal play. What the sport of tennis got right

When Billie Jean King won the Italian Open in 1970, her prize was $600. Her male counterpart, Ilie Nastase, was awarded $3,500, nearly six times …

Tennis

USWNT Lawyer Says U.S. Soccer Distorted Pay Numbers

The federation is "comparing soccer balls to beach balls" in pushing back against the women's equal pay complaint, the lawyer said.<p>Three weeks after five members of the U.S. Women's National Team filed a complaint against the U.S. Soccer Federation alleging that the sport's American governing body …

U.S. Women's Soccer Salaries: The Economic Justification For Paying The Men More

The women on the U.S. national soccer team don’t get paid as much as the men, so they have filed a complaint with the federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. The numbers in the complaint are stark, showing that the women earned less than the men’s national team despite far better …

Salaries & Wages

U.S. women’s soccer Olympic boycott ‘on the table,’ Becky Sauerbrunn says

U.S. women’s soccer team co-captain <b>Becky Sauerbrunn</b> said players could decide in July to boycott August’s Olympics if nothing has changed regarding a …

These Women Show Why the #LoveMyShape Movement Is So Freakin' Empowering

Because our bodies are badass—and feeling strong, healthy, and confident is for everyone<p>It's a weird and wonderful time for women's bodies. Our world …

A Golden Goal: How the US Women's Soccer team should influence our investments

Five key players on the U.S.W.N.T. are filing a federal complaint charging U.S. Soccer with gender based wage discrimination. In the summer of 2015 the U.S. Women's National soccer team won the world cup in an inspiring and record breaking performance of athleticism and sports(wo)manship. The …