On this day in 1963 the U.S. Congress passed the Equal Pay Act, a law designed to end wage discrimination against women.
How to get the word out? Advertising of course!
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Aasabor — June 10, 2012
Based on her absence from modern Batman movies, I'm guessing Batgirl's plea for equal pay resulted in her being terminated.
anonymous — June 10, 2012
What's a phonebook? Is that the new name for the next generation of Kindles that will let you make calls and send texts?
Batgirl Demands Equal Pay | Celebrity Mess — June 11, 2012
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Batgirl for equal pay « MONAliesA Leipzig — June 12, 2012
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Faerie Fey — June 12, 2012
I am so old that I remember when these PSAs were running. :)
Emma Gray: Batgirl PSA: Vintage Ad Shows the Superhero Defending the Equal Pay Act | Le monde de l'information — June 12, 2012
[...] female characters — Batgirl and Catwoman. So imagine my surprise and delight when this PSA, first posted on Sociological Images, began making the Internet rounds, and I learned that Batgirl not only has an awesome purple [...]
Mädchenmannschaft » Blog Archive » Batgirl kämpft für gleiche Bezahlung — June 13, 2012
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