Sarah Silverman and the Art of Advocacy

October 17, 2014 8:13 PM

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Social progress, with a concomitant increase in visibility, brings the need for that community to adapt in order to make further progress. A recent case in point is the politically correct backlash from some in the trans community directed toward Sarah Silverman and the equal-pay video from the National Women's Law Center (NWLC) last week.

As this advertising blog points out, Silverman's video, which "inadvertently sparked controversy," has been seen over a million times. Note the use of the word "inadvertently." I have never met Ms. Silverman, and while I am at times taken aback by the volume of expletives she uses in her stand-up co...

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