1. INB4 MRAs: Yes, the study accounts for undergrad major, grades, profession, number of hours worked, etc. And ‘choices’ like wanting to have a family don’t explain the gap because the researchers looked at women and men who were fresh out of college.

    Women earn less than men at comparable jobs with comparable effort due to sexism. The wage gap starts early for women and follows them for the rest of their lives.

     
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      whatthe[kiss]socialjustice: Isn’t this a textbook example of moving the goalposts? "Look, the wage gap exists!" "Weren’t...
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      Confirming what we sadly already know. Listening to the female professors fight shit like this makes me a sad panda. And...
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