Congress’ despicable war on working women: How our warped laws perpetuate discrimination


John Boehner, Mitch McConnell, Rand Paul (Credit: Jeff Malet, maletphoto.com/AP/Alex Brandon) By: Katie Mcdonough/Salon Women account for two-thirds of minimum wage workers, and a great many of them are supporting families on just $7.25 an hour. For a family of four, that’s well below a poverty wage. Women also account for two-thirds of tipped workers, … More Congress’ despicable war on working women: How our warped laws perpetuate discrimination

South Carolina mayor fires town’s first openly gay police chief, says being gay is a “questionable” “lifestyle”


Residents of Latta, S.C., are raising questions about the sudden firing of the town’s first female and openly gay police chief.     By: Katie McDonough/Salon Latta Mayor Earl Bullard fired Police Chief Crystal Moore after giving her seven reprimands in a single day, which a member of the city council says is more reprimands … More South Carolina mayor fires town’s first openly gay police chief, says being gay is a “questionable” “lifestyle”