Originally published on Make It Work and cross-posted here with their permission.
While this infographic does not acknowledge trans men and women or include non-binary people, you can imagine that given how cissexist and binary our society is, they experience other forms of work discrimination on top of not earning as much as cis men.
Please read the following Everyday Feminism articles to learn more about how gender impacts the wage gap:
- How Gender Double Standards Cause the Wage Gap
- The Wage Gap Has Everything to Do With Sexism (Even Though People Think It Doesn’t)
- 5 Ways to Negotiate for the Paycheck You Deserve When You Work for a Sexist Company
Make it Work is working to advance economic security for women, men and families across the country. We are a community of women and men who share the belief that hardworking Americans shouldn’t have to choose between being there for family and earning a living. We’re speaking up, changing the conversation, and seeking new solutions. It’s 2014, folks. It’s time that all of us are able to make it work.