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Iceland plans to become the first nation to pass legislation requiring equal pay for employees regardless of gender, according to NPR.

March 09 2017 3:06 PM

To mark Women's History Month, The Advocate will feature a different queer woman from history each day. Today we look at A Raisin in the Sun author Lorraine Hansberry.  

March 09 2017 6:20 AM

Passengers were in for a treat when they boarded a plane that was completely prepared, operated, and piloted by women.

March 08 2017 8:35 PM

The social networking app has had issues with offensive lenses in the past, and despite efforts toward sensitivity, its Women's Day Frida Kahlo, Rosa Parks, and Marie Curie filters missed the mark. 

March 08 2017 8:17 PM

Since transport workers seem to strike very regularly in Italy, skeptical commuters doubted their inconvenience had anything to do with standing up for women's rights.

March 08 2017 7:04 PM

To mark Women's History Month, The Advocate will feature a different queer woman from history each day, beginning with political pioneer Elaine Noble.  

March 08 2017 5:04 PM