Quote of the Day

"Lots of [the clothes I wear are] meant to be kind of a rejection of what people think about women. I guess I'm a feminist. I am a feminist. And I want to change the way people view women."—Lady Gaga, in a recent interview (@ 2:45) with Larry King. (Full transcript here.)

Whether any or all of Lady Gaga's work is feminist is debatable (and feel free to debate away in comments), but, irrespective of that discussion, it is, in my estimation, both notable and valuable that a provocateur and pop culture icon with the platform and audience that Lady Gaga has self-identifies as a feminist.

[H/T to Shaker Matt.]

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