When it comes to gender diversity, at least, the Obama administration's second to Clinton's -- and a distant second, at that.
The SEC requires corporations to explain if they consider diversity in appointing their corporate boards. They don't even do that.
Women executives at S&P 500 companies make 18 percent less than male counterparts. Here's what's really going on.
By Jia Lynn Yang
August 14, 2013
That's how privilege works in practice: Gender is invisible when it comes to male appointees but a constant presence when it comes to female appointees.
There's a sexist undercurrent to the commentary on Federal Reserve Vice Chair Janet Yellen.
The Pentagon's decision to lift the ban on women in combat roles might be more than a boost to gender equality. It might also prove a boon, surprisingly, to women's job satisfaction.
When the 113th Congress convenes in January, women will occupy more seats than ever before. Why did women do so well in 2012? Because gender bias – either by the media or the voters – is no longer the impediment to female candidates that it once was.
By Danny Hayes
November 25, 2012
Women are doing a lot better than they were a half century ago. But men's economic privilege has been dented rather than eroded.