…Take Action

The Oscars may be over, but the film industry’s drama is still going strong. The day started with the release of a pointedly worded letter from actress Emma Thompson regarding her departure from Skydance Animation’s film “Luck.” If you haven’t read it yet, I strongly recommend taking a look at her powerful statement expecting better…

…talk about it

Here at 2WC, we dedicate a fair amount of bandwidth to women’s issues.  Our love of movies, television, and theater is quite evident. However, even in the midst of our dorking out over, or reviewing the latest film, we like to lend our voices to the girl power conversation (…skirt the issue). So you better believe we have…

…labor under a misapprehension

Happy Labor Day to one and all! Labor Day is a national holiday that not only gives us one last glorious summer day off, but also celebrates the economic and social contributions of workers, many of whom are still working today. In honor of the day I thought I’d take a moment to acknowledge a…

…Even Out

“Equal pay for equal work”–if you haven’t had this slogan ringing in your ears recently then you really need to catch up with your current events. Yesterday, the Paycheck Fairness Act was brought to the Senate floor and, as predicted, did not pass. It’s hard to qualify this as a large blow to the cause….

…Close the Gap

Yesterday may have seemed like just any other day to a lot of us.  It was a Tuesday in April, and three days till April 15th (don’t forget your taxes are due). It was also a lovely spring day here in Chicago. However, on top of all that it was also Equal Pay Day. What…