Yep. “I can’t see the difference. Can you see the difference?”, to borrow the famous line from some old Canadian ABC detergent ads.
Rollo commented on the similarities between Sheila Gregoire and Jessica Valenti, founder of Feministing.
Let’s play the one degree of feminist separation:
“But…I’m not a feminist. I’m a Strong
I touched on this in the original post, but it is worth showing a few bits side by side. The similarity between Gregoire’s funeral sandwich rant in Faith Today and Valenti’s Christmas rant at The Guardian is uncanny:
Valenti on feminist resentment: (actual title) No, I will NOT wrap all the presents. Why are women still responsible for the holiday joy?
Gregoire on feminist resentment: (paraphrase) No, I will NOT make all the sandwiches. Why are women still responsible for feeding mourners?
Valenti on gendered expectations:
We all know that women do the majority of domestic work like child care, housework and cooking. But the holidays bring on a whole new set of gendered expectations…
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