While accepting her Oscar on Sunday night, Patricia Arquette made a statement that many women in the audience visibly agreed with. It even got enthusiastic hand waves of approval from Meryl Streep and Jennifer Lopez. But what on earth are Meryl Streep and J.Lo on the same page about? Feminism.
“To every woman who gave birth, to every taxpayer and citizen of this nation, we have fought for everybody else’s equal rights,” Arquette said. “It’s our time to have wage equality once and for all and equal rights for women in the United States of America.” The room roared with enthusiasm.