Patricia Arquette’s Awesome Feminist Shout-out at #Oscars2015

You guys: Boyhood star Patricia Arquette just became the winner of the Best Supporting Actress Oscar and she concluded her speech by calling for equal pay for women. Here’s how Meryl Streep (and Jennifer Lopez) reacted:


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  1. Unfortunately she then ruined it all in the press room by claiming that gays and PoC should now fight for women “like we fought for them”.
    #Whitefeminism at its worst: all the women are white, all the blacks are men (and apparently also all gay people). Not that I remember her being at the forfront if the Ferguson protests or anything like that. So, nope, sorry.

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