Certified Sexism



Weekly Brief: April 22nd, 2015
Brought to you by Women's Campaign Fund 

Breaking The Streak 
Hillary Clinton could break the nearly 230-year streak of men in the presidency...but who's counting? I am. And you should too, because our world NEEDS more women leaders. Get the ball rollin' yourself and ask a woman to run today!

Each week I hope to confirm that Loretta Lynch is attorney general...but I can't. Sen. Debbie Stabenow said it best--this is truly politics at its worst. Thursday could be the day Lynch FINALLY gets confirmed. Fingers crossed.

Clinton/Warren? Yes, Please
Question of the day: who will be Hillary Clinton's running mate? Some say it could very well be Senator Elizabeth Warren. Now that I've imagined that duo in action, I will never look back. Never. 

Sexist Knows Best
Last week, certified mansplainer Rand Paul was asked if electing a woman president would be a huge achievement. His response: “I think that’s a sexist comment, and shame on you for being so sexist.” Takes a sexist to know a sexist, amirite ladies?

I'm So There 
On Monday, Wendy Davis she is planning a national initiative on gender equality. Davis said it's too early to "talk specifics" but she is "fine tuning the details." SPOILER ALERT: It's gonna be miraculous.

Need Some Treatment For That BURN?
Don't give your lame "advice" to singer Janelle Monáe...'cause she doesn't need it. Some dude learned that last week after he tweeted: “girl stop being so soulful and be sexy..tired of those dumbass suits.” Her response? "Sit down. I'm not for male consumption." *Currently high fiving all my friends*

Wilde Comments
This week, actress Olivia Wilde brilliantly explained feminism with just one word: equality. It's that simple, y'all.

And The Oscar Goes To...
A historical drama “Suffragette” is in the works and it's gonna be GOOD. This inevitably awesome film is inspired by the early 20th century campaign for the right of women to vote. Not sold? Three words: MERYL. FREAKING. STREEP.



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