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Equal pay is seriously long overdue

In 2013 women working full time in California made about 84 cents for every dollar earned by a man, according to Equal Rights Advocates. The pay gap is even larger for women of color — African American women get paid 64 cents and Latina women 44 cents for every white man’s dollar. That could change — and really should. Last Tuesday, female lawmakers proposed a law aimed to help get females and... 

Guerrilla artists challenge sexism

Guerrilla artists challenge sexism
The Guerrilla Girls characters are identified by the names of deceased famous artists. Their objective is to promote feminism by shining a light on what they believe to be inadequate representation of women in the creative world. The “Frida Kahlo” character expresses the importance of including more female artists in museum exhibitions at the group’s Feb. 5 performance. She also wants to change... 

Gender equality takes center stage at Model United Nations lecture

Assistant Professor of Political Science Juli Minoves-Triquell jokes with Claudia Fritsche, ambassador of the Principality of Liechtenstein. The two worked together for the United Nations about 20 years ago. Minoves Triquell said Fritsche is an inspiration in politics because of her willingness to negotiate. During his time at the UN, Minoves Triquell served as Ambassador Permanent to Andorra. Fritsche... 

Are we there yet? Equity discussed

Are we there yet? Equity discussed
Susan Exon, associate dean for faculty development at the College of Law, gives a presentation titled “Gender Differences in Conflict Resolution” at the “Gender Equality: Am I There Yet?” conference Nov. 1. The conference, presented by the Women on the Move Network and the University of La Verne, covered issues such as domestic violence, human trafficking and racism. / photo by Daniel Torres Alyssa... 

Watson on track with HeForShe

Over the past few months, Harry Potter actress Emma Watson has positioned herself as an advocate for gender equality. After being appointed as the United Nations Women’s Goodwill Ambassador and presenting a speech launching her HeForShe campaign, Watson received a threat from an unknown 4chan user claiming she would be the next target of the celebrity nude photo leak. The threat was posted to the... 

Misogyny headlines La Vernapalooza

If the lyrics: “Beating and stabbing it / Speaking of stabbing it where ya bitch she just text me,” don’t tickle your fancy. Then maybe: “She wants to touch me / She wants to love me / She’ll never leave me / Don’t trust a ho / Never trust a ho” or “See the switch when she walk / Give the bitch an applause / My bitch, call her my bitch if I want” will fulfill your need for... 

Students embrace feminism

Kellie Galentine Assistant LV Life Editor A surge of campus clubs based on the values of feminism are developing on campus, mirroring a national trend. A total of 55 percent of women voters and 30 percent of men voters identified as feminists in a 2012 poll done by Ms. Magazine; and students on campus supporting women’s initiatives through clubs are bringing the trend of feminism to campus. Clubs... 

A feminist playmate?

A feminist playmate?
Gia Karpouzis, sophomore philosophy major, argues that women who pose for Playboy Magazine are doing great harm to the feminist movement. She spoke after her partners, Mary Anne Mendoza, senior political science major, and Marissa Solomon, senior political science and speech communication major. The debate team hosted a public debate Wednesday about the morality of posing for Playboy in honor of Women’s... 

Music Review: Riot grrrl pioneer adapts in ‘Run Fast’

Des Delgadillo Staff Writer As musicians make the ascent from basements to bars, from smoky clubs to raucous concert halls and from talented expressers to exemplary leaders, they amass a catalogue of sound that spans and defines a generation. But there comes a time in every musician’s career when they must sift through the sounds that defined them and choose between a newer, progressive style, or... 

Judy Chicago promotes feminist issues

Judy Chicago promotes feminist issues
Addressing a full house at the Rose Theatre on the Pomona College campus, feminist author, artist and educator Judy Chicago revealed her experiences as a female artist in the male dominated art world of the 1960s and 1970s. During her lecture, Chicago explained the choices she made to promote feminist issues in her art. / photo by Andrew Vasquez  Read More →
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