Although we’d never complain about gazing into The Gos’ sparkly blues, the reason he’s here for the third year in a row is nothing to swoon over.

Yes, that’s right, it’s Equal Pay Day, 2014—over 50 years since the Equal Pay Act was signed into law by President John F. Kennedy—and women are still paid less than their male counterparts in similar positions.

Of course, it probably comes as no surprise that we here at The Muse are fervent supporters of equal pay. But, don’t take our word for it—Ryan has a few things to say, and we think he makes some pretty compelling points.

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