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12 times celebrities fought for equal pay in their starring roles

January 1, 2021 is the third anniversary of the launch of the Time’s Up movement combating gender-based discrimination in Hollywood and beyond. Patricia Arquette called for wage equality in her viral 2015 Oscars acceptance speech and took her activism to Capitol Hill. Jessica Chastain turned down a role with a […]
12 times celebrities fought for equal pay in their starring roles
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US Soccer Federation President Carlos Cordeiro resigned over USWNT equal pay lawsuit backlash — but he’s just a symptom of a larger problem

US Soccer President Carlos Cordeiro resigned his post amidst growing backlash to the federation’s recent filings in the USWNT’s equal pay lawsuit. The federation’s defence that unequal pay for women is fair because “men are bigger, stronger, faster” prompted the USWNT players to protest US Soccer by wearing their warm-up […]
US Soccer Federation President Carlos Cordeiro resigned over USWNT equal pay lawsuit backlash — but he’s just a symptom of a larger problem
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US Soccer President Carlos Cordeiro backpedaled quickly after on-field protest from women’s team and apologised for ‘the offence and pain’ caused by equal pay lawsuit

US Soccer President Carlos Cordeiro issued an apology for “the offence and pain” caused by the language used in the federation’s recent filings in its equal pay lawsuit against the USWNT. The apology came while the USWNT was playing its third and final match of the 2020 SheBelieves Cup and […]
US Soccer President Carlos Cordeiro backpedaled quickly after on-field protest from women’s team and apologised for ‘the offence and pain’ caused by equal pay lawsuit
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President of US Soccer once admitted USWNT had ‘not been treated equally’ despite arguing for dismissal of their gender discrimination lawsuit

The US Soccer Federation filed a motion to dismiss the USWNT’s equal pay and gender discrimination lawsuit against its governing body and de facto employer. Publicly available filings from the suit reveal that Carlos Cordeiro, the current president of US Soccer, has previously made comments that seem to support the […]
President of US Soccer once admitted USWNT had ‘not been treated equally’ despite arguing for dismissal of their gender discrimination lawsuit