Thursday, March 08, 2007

Thank a Feminist


Thank a Feminist (Author unknown)

If you're female and...

· you can vote, thank a feminist.

· you get paid as much as men doing the same job, thank a feminist.

· you went to college instead of being expected to quit after
high school so your brothers could go because "You'll just get married
anyway", thank a feminist.

· you can apply for any job, not just "women's work", thank a
feminist.

· your doctor, lawyer, pastor judge or legislator is a woman,
thank a feminist.

· you play an organized sport, thank a feminist.

· your boss isn't allowed to pressure you to sleep with him,
thank a feminist.

· you start a small business and can get a loan using only your
name and credit history, thank a feminist.

· you have the right to your own salary even if you are married
or have a male relative, thank a feminist.

· you get custody of your children following divorce or
separation, thank a feminist.

· your husband beats you and it is illegal and the police stop
him instead of lecturing you on better wifely behavior, thank a feminist.

· you are granted a degree after attending college instead of a
certificate of completion, thank a feminist.

· you can breastfeed your baby discreetly in a public place and
not be arrested, thank a feminist.

· you marry and your civil human rights do not disappear into
your husband's rights, thank a feminist.

· you have the right to refuse sex with a diseased husband [or
just "husband"], thank a feminist.

· you have the right to read the books you want, thank a feminist.

· you can testify in court about crimes or wrongs your husband
has committed, thank a feminist.

you can see yourself as a full, adult human being instead of a minor who
needs to be controlled by a man, thank a feminist.

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2 comments:

Breeze said...

HELL YEAH!!! I Am so thankful!

Silvia Porras said...

Hurra!