11 Female Voices, From Age 13 to 110, on Why the Vote Matters
published to The New York Times on August 26, 2020
For many women, the fight for equality remains as urgent now as it was a century ago. We talked to 11 women ranging in age from 13 to 110 — one still too young to cast her own ballot, others born before women had the right — with every decade represented in between. Their backgrounds and experiences vary widely. They are actors and activists. An athlete. A poet.
One hundred years on, they spoke with The New York Times about what suffrage means to them.
By Elyse Wanshel, published to the Huffington Post
Game, set, match.
Tennis star Billie Jean King recently corrected Emma Stone’s comments about the gender wage gap and it was pretty spectacular. Stone, who will star as King in the upcoming film “Battle of the Sexes,” sat down with King for an interview with Out Magazine. During the interview Stone brought up the issue of equal pay, telling the magazine: “At our best right now [women are] making 80 cents to the dollar.”