We should have equal pay for equal work, regardless of your sexual orientation, your gender identity, and your gender.
Often times when reports are done on women, lesbian, bisexual and transgender women–the most vulnerable in the population– are left out of that discussion. The Shriver Report’s latest installment: A Woman’s Nation Pushes Back From the Brink however, made sure that the experiences of all women were included.
Social entrepreneur and policy analyst Danielle Moodie-Mills sat down with MSNBC’s Richard Lui to break down the findings of The Shriver Report on American women and their families.
Touching on the challenges facing millions of American women who are living on the brink of poverty, Moodie-Mills identified the wage gap between women of color and their white male counterparts, and also explored new ways forward for LGBT women of color.
“A black woman — a black lesbian woman — who is working the same job as a white man, is going to be paid less than half of what he’s being paid to do the same job. That should just not be the case in our country. We should have equal pay for equal work, regardless of your sexual orientation, your gender identity, and your gender.”