Thursday, June 25, 2015

Meryl Streep Promotes ERA

Forty-three years after the high point in the effort to pass the Equal Rights Amendment, Meryl Streep is in Capitol Hill to promote it's passage.

We were on the front lines of the ERA in the 1970's also, lobbying and raising money and traveling to rallies all over the country. We met amazing people in the effort, doomed by the same attitudes that are still keeping our country in hierarchies. Even after all this time, the United States still sees disparities in pay, proliferation of sexual assault, inequality in sports, commerce, job opportunities, etc.

Good for Streep. A great activist and a great actress.