The “F” word and other quotes on Feminism and Sexism…

16 Jun

“You don’t need the same amount of teaching assignments because your husband financially takes care of you.” ~ My former boss

“Nothing changes the gender equation more significantly than women’s economic freedom.” ~ Gloria Steinem

“Iron my shirt!” ~ Audience member at a Hillary Clinton campaign event

“Feminists are now amongst the most obnoxious bigots.” ~ Dominic Raab, Tory MP

“You could see there was blood coming out of her eyes, blood coming out of her – whatever.” ~ Donald Trump about journalist Megyn Kelly

“Women are graduating from film schools, law schools and medical schools in equal numbers as men but they are shut out when they get to the leadership positions.  We have to think about why this is.” ~ Meryl Streep

“Like you know what you’re talking about, bitch.” ~ Overheard a man say this to the woman he was walking with at LAX airport

“Don’t compromise yourself.  You’ve all you’ve got.” ~ Janis Joplin

“If you were a guy I’d offer you a handshake and a goodbye, but for you I’ll offer to buy you a glass of wine.” ~ A former male colleague to me when I said I was waiting out the traffic instead of heading straight home from work.

“You’d be taken more seriously if you cut your hair shorter and grew your ass.” ~ Another former male colleague

“In my heart, I think a woman has two choices: either she’s a feminist or a masochist.” ~ Gloria Steinem



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  1. Charlotte

    June 16, 2016 at 5:10 pm

    Wow. Those are insightful. Thanks.