“If I had a nickel for every time someone told me, “The gender pay gap is a myth,” I may have made back the income I’ve lost over the years for being a woman.
“It’s not a myth. And yet the nuance required to explain what perpetuates these misconceptions is not the stuff made for 280-character sound bites on social media, where sweeping dismissals (Men work longer hours! Men pick higher-paying careers!) can quickly snowball.”
Maya Salam, Womansplaining the Pay Gap, April 2, 2019
Read more at Womansplaining the Pay Gap by Maya Salam in the New York Times. Part of WiFi (What I Find Interesting) Wednesday.