[UbuntuWomen] About sexism....

Ilavenil Thirumavalavan ilavenil at gmail.com
Fri Oct 9 01:42:34 UTC 2009

Love her reply! Way to go Ms. Vice President!


On Thu, Oct 8, 2009 at 11:08 PM, Flavia Weisghizzi <flavia at weisghizzi.it>wrote:

> Hi!
> Talking about sexism, I'd like to share with you all what's happening in
> my Country (Italy).
> Yesterday evening, in the First National Public Broadcast, our Premier,
> Mr Berlusconi, talking with the Vice President of Chamber of Deputies
> (Lower House) said that she is "more beautiful than intelligent" (and
> she's considered very intelligent, but not extremely beautiful). She
> replied she isn't a woman at his disposal.
> :-(
> the fight is hard... but we trying to going on.
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It is morally as bad not to care whether a thing is true or not, so long as
it makes you feel good, as it is not to care how you got your money as long
as you have got it.
-Edwin Way Teale
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