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Australian women's soccer team boycott sell-out U.S. tour over pay

<b>(CNN) —</b> Australia's national women's soccer team has canceled a sell-out tour of the U.S. amid a dispute over their pay, which the players say is so low it's illegal.<p>The team, called the Matildas, have been negotiating for six months for a pay rise and improved benefits with Australia's national …

Here's How Outrageous The Pay Gap Between CEOs And Workers Is

Some execs earn more than 1,000 times as much as their median workers.<p>If you thought CEOs were earning way too much while the bulk of their companies' employees got left behind -- well, you weren't wrong.<p>The pay gap between chief executives of major U.S. firms and their median workers is massive, …

We know female executives lose out on pay — and now we know how

Researchers writing for the New York Fed's Liberty Street Economics blog took a look at that gender gap and broke it down into its parts.<p>The researchers looked at bonuses, stock options, stock grants, salaries, and other forms of compensation, with data from Standard and Poor's ExecuComp database …

Two Gay Men Who Fled ISIS Just Made U.N. History

"ISIS are also professional when it comes to tracking gay people," one gay Iraqi man told a historic session of the U.N. Security Council. "They hunt them down one by one. ... And it's like dominoes. If one goes, the others will be taken down too."<p>UNITED NATIONS — Three months after arriving in the …

Time for Forbes to compile a genderless list of top-paid actors

By splitting the annual pay lists between men and women, we’re missing a chance to highlight a pay disparity that means Hollywood can hire Emma Stone, Natalie Portman and Anne Hathaway for less than the price of one Adam Sandler<p>Yesterday, Forbes released its annual list of the top-earning female …

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Can a (billionaire) hedge fund manager fix income inequality?

On the tony Belle Haven peninsula in Greenwich, Conn., overlooking Long Island Sound, sits a massive neoclassical house that looks as if it could …

See Wonder Woman Officiate a Gay Wedding and Avert a Crisis in Crimea

The Amazon warrior stops a Russian army and officiates her first gay wedding in her latest standalone issue. See a preview here.<p>Wonder Woman …

How To End The “Office Housework” Gender Bias

More women than men get stuck taking notes at meetings or planning office parties. Here’s why it matters and how to change it.<p>If you work for a CEO like Sharon Rowlands of ReachLocal, tasks such as taking notes during a meeting (no matter what your job title) get distributed equally among …

Gay couple in their late 80s want right to marry before they die

A Sydney-based gay couple aged in their late eighties, who have been in a relationship for 48 years, say they want the right to marry before they die.<p>…

Sadie Frost turns academic to highlight lack of film production roles for women

Sadie Frost has done the theory, and now she is putting it into practice. The actress has just completed an MA based on researching the sometimes difficult careers of female film-makers; next month she will become her own case study, when the first feature film from her own production company, a …

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