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  • - Did you know marginalized people are suffering?

  • - From sexism.

  • - Homophobia.

  • - Classism.

  • - Racism.

  • These are our mothers.

  • - Our daughters.

  • - Our sisters.

  • - Our wives.

  • - And we need to protect their access to equal pay.

  • - Equal rights.

  • - And respect.

  • - Because of their proximity to us.

  • That's it.

  • That's the reason.

  • That's why we care.

  • - Yes.

  • - Yes.

  • - Yes.

  • - When it came to stuff like donating to Planned Parenthood,

  • I used to a very strong no opinion,

  • don't bother me with this bull crap stance.

  • But then I remembered, my sister goes there all the time.

  • Sister.

  • My sister, mine.

  • My own flesh and blood.

  • Someone related to me.

  • Like this wasn't just some random woman, you know,

  • someone you don't care about.

  • This was my sister.

  • I like my sister.

  • That's when I realized.

  • - Come on.

  • - [Sister] No.

  • - Maybe there's some good

  • to this whole women's rights thing.

  • - When I got invited to my first airport protest,

  • I thought no way I'm busy.

  • There's a big game today.

  • But the I remembered, wait my wife

  • is brown.

  • - Yeah it took some convincing,

  • but I finally got through to him

  • that yes, I'm brown,

  • and don't want to be harassed at the airport.

  • - And because she's my wife and for no other reason at all,

  • I'll support whatever discrimination she doesn't like.

  • - I don't like any discrimination.

  • - Now I know what you're thinking.

  • Women are people?

  • But yeah they are.

  • Kinda.

  • They're our friends.

  • - Our cousins.

  • - Our lovers.

  • - Our lovers' cousins.

  • - Our secretaries.

  • - And those individuals by virtue of the fact

  • that we know them and they are therefore in our orbit

  • deserve rights.

  • - Deserve rights. - Deserve rights.

  • - For the most part deserve rights.

  • - Think about it like this.

  • Pretend you don't know a woman.

  • It's pretty easy to say fuck her, she can die.

  • I don't care.

  • But now pretend you do know her.

  • - It's my mommy.

  • - Makes you think doesn't it?

  • - Makes you think. - Makes me think.

  • - Every time we beg for our rights.

  • Every time we march the streets.

  • Just remember I'm a human being that exists in the world.

  • I deserve your respect, your ear,

  • and I'm literally married to you.

  • God Jesus.

- Did you know marginalized people are suffering?

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A2 US sister discrimination remembered airport equal pretend

Support Women (If You Know One)

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    Liang Chen posted on 2018/08/20
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