posted by Hollie-Anne Brooks

These YouTubers are taking a stand.

March sees us talking all about feminism and issues around gender this month. In line with our Perspectives series, we’ll be bringing you issues that matter, some awesome new creators to follow and even a fun quiz or two.

Today we’re taking on one of the biggest equality issues in the world- the gender pay gap. From what it actually means to how and why it effects you, we’ve got some videos from the world’s leading creators who explain why you need to care.

Laci Green on the gender pay gap

Laci Green mentions the gender pay gap in one of her 50 reasons she’s a feminist. To find out what it means to her, click play on this badass video:

 

The1Janitor

Our new favourite YouTuber of all time, The1Janitor, is all about discussing issues and politics in an accessible way. Here, he discussed the gender pay gap and why some people refuse to believe it exists.

 

John Green

As The1Janitor explains, some people refuse to believe that women actually do get paid less than men for the same job. In this video by Internet God John Green, he examines the truth.

 

MarinaShutUp on the gender pay gap

Finally, another female exploring this issue is MarinaShutUp who gives us an in-depth look and basically explains why we all need to care, whether we’re male or female.