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thenewgreen  ·  984 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: THESE TECH COMPANIES WILL NEED MORE WOMEN ON THEIR BOARDS

I have a female friend that said that this was “not her kind of feminism.” I suspect that she is already on a number of boards. Why? Cause she’s a badass. I’m not suggesting that this isn’t a problem, I’m just not sure this is a good solution.

She writes:

    I would love to see more women on Boards of Directors, but I have no interest in quotas or forcing that.

    Thank you, government, for now making it so that if any woman accomplishes this, we never know if it's because we earned it or because they had to pick us.

    And by thank you, I mean fuck you.

    And for those keeping track at home, this is your friendly dissident feminist saying this ain't my kind of feminism. I believe in equal rights, not special ones. #NTKOF

I’m not so sure this is as simple as “if you oppose this you should “move back to 1867.”