GENDER - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/GENDER News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Editorial: Close gender pay gap to benefit all Utahns http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57797615-82/women-utah-gap-pay.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57797615-82/women-utah-gap-pay.html.csp">Editorial: Close gender pay gap to benefit all Utahns</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-14T13:44:23.442-06:00">Updated Apr 14, 2014 01:44PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">There are only three states that have a bigger pay gaps between men and women than Utah. On average, Utah women who work full time made 70 cents on the dollar compared with Utah men in 2012. That is about 8 cents per dollar worse than the national average, according to new estimates in the Census Bureau’s American Community Survey. Only in Wyoming, Louisiana and West Virginia do women do worse. Those facts should make Utah women particularly interested in what’s being done in Washington — and ju...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57797615@www.sltrib.com Mon, 14 Apr 2014 13:44:23 MDT Obama signs actions taking aim at gender pay gap http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57790490-68/women-pay-obama-federal.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57790490-68/women-pay-obama-federal.html.csp">Obama signs actions taking aim at gender pay gap</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JIM KUHNHENN and ALAN FRAM</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-08T12:23:23.38-06:00">Updated Apr 8, 2014 12:23PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • In a concerted election-year push to draw attention to women’s wages, President Barack Obama signed directives Tuesday that would make it easier for workers of federal contractors to get information about workplace compensation. He seasoned his move with a sharp rebuke of Republicans whom he accused of “gumming up the works” on workplace fairness. Obama made a clear partisan appeal to women as he issued an executive order that prohibits federal contractors from retaliating against w...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577904902014-04-08T12:23:23.38-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-08T12:23:23.38-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57790490@www.sltrib.com Tue, 08 Apr 2014 12:23:23 MDT Letter: Opposition to same-sex marriage is all about same-gender sex http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57753513-82/sex-gender-icky-marriage.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57753513-82/sex-gender-icky-marriage.html.csp">Letter: Opposition to same-sex marriage is all about same-gender sex</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-03T01:01:03.58-06:00">Updated Apr 3, 2014 01:01AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Why don’t the people who are fighting marriage equality in Utah just speak the truth in their briefs and before the judges? All they have to say is that the thought of two members of the same gender having sex is icky. It would sure cut down on the lengthy, falsely contrived excuses currently being made in federal courts. Isn’t honesty the best policy? Kathryn Levine Salt Lake City</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57753513@www.sltrib.com Thu, 03 Apr 2014 01:01:03 MDT Missions trumpet a growing role for Mormon women http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/lifestyle/57630749-80/women-church-mormon-farr.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/lifestyle/57630749-80/women-church-mormon-farr.html.csp">Missions trumpet a growing role for Mormon women</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JODI KANTOR </span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">and LAURIE GOODSTEIN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The New York Times</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-31T10:48:02.029-06:00">Updated Mar 31, 2014 10:48AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Daejeon, South Korea • Ashley Farr, once Miss North Salt Lake Teen USA, is the first in her family’s long line of Mormon women to become a missionary, and, in December, she embarked on her new life in this gray corner of Asia. She packed her bag according to the church’s precise instructions: skirts that cover the knee, one pair of pants, earrings that dangle no longer than an inch, and subtle but flattering makeup, modeled in photos on the church’s website. Sister Farr, as she now is called, ha...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57630749@www.sltrib.com Mon, 31 Mar 2014 10:48:02 MDT ‘Sister missionaries’ causing a gender shift in Mormonism, BYU prof says http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogsfaithblog/57738651-180/church-missionaries-women-moss.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogsfaithblog/57738651-180/church-missionaries-women-moss.html.csp">‘Sister missionaries’ causing a gender shift in Mormonism, BYU prof says</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">THE SALT LAKE TRIBUNE</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-27T15:48:19.851-06:00">Updated Mar 27, 2014 03:48PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Lowering the age for LDS “sister missionaries” to 19 from 21 has created a major shift in “gender negotiations” on all levels in the Utah-based faith, Mormon historian Andrea G. Radke-Moss will argue in a speech Thursday. For most of the church’s history, Mormon missions were mostly “male spaces,” full of “masculine structures, symbols and forms of corporatism, in which women entered as visitors or outsiders to those spaces,” Radke-Moss says in a email previewing her remarks, but with the surge ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57738651@www.sltrib.com Thu, 27 Mar 2014 15:48:19 MDT Holladay LGBT housing discrimination measure up for a vote http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57547021-90/com-council-discrimination-employment.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57547021-90/com-council-discrimination-employment.html.csp">Holladay LGBT housing discrimination measure up for a vote</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By pamela manson</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-02-20T18:52:42.432-06:00">Updated Feb 20, 2014 06:52PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Holladay • Email traffic to this city’s elected officials has picked up since the discussion began a few months ago on a proposed ordinance prohibiting housing and employment discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity. And some of the comments focus on same-sex marriage, a topic that Holladay Mayor Robert Dahle stresses has nothing to do with the proposal. “This was never intended to be about that,” Dahle said. “This is a debate about an anti-discrimination ordinance.” The Ci...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57547021@www.sltrib.com Thu, 20 Feb 2014 18:52:42 MDT