My boss is a female. In fact, my boss' boss is female. I am well aware that the workplace gender dynamics has changed dramatically over the years. It's true that men still get paid more for doing the same work statistically; however, when you compare the playing field of today versus the workplace of the 1970s and earlier, it's unarguably better.
Indeed, the image one gets of the typical workplace of the pre-Reagan USA, is that of the smoking and drinking male with his harem of doting secretaries. The image has certainly been embellished by the brush strokes of pop culture (i.e. Mad Men, 9 to 5, and porn), but it's not too incredibly off the mark.
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