It’s not about dress codes, but Caitlyn Cannon’s high school yearbook quote has made a splash thanks to a strong message that mixes humor, positivity, and affirmation.
Cannon’s senior wrote in the Oak Hills High School read “I need feminism because I intend on marrying rich and I can’t do that if my wife and I are making .75 cent for every dollar a man makes.”
Cannon’s yearbook picture was posted to Tumblr, where it took off this week. To date it’s reached almost 100,000 notes, which has taken Cannon by surprise, to say the least.
Yahoo Canada talked to Cannon about her quote, and the thinking behind making the statement all her classmates will associate with her name from now on.
Yahoo Canada: What made you think of putting this statement in your yearbook quote?
Cannon: I wanted to say something more than a repeatedRead More »from Brave yearbook quote cleverly makes fierce political statement