Patricia Arquette fights for gender pay equity at the Oscars

2/23/2015

In the midst of the remarkably uneventful Academy Awards show  on Sunday, actress Patricia Arquette seized the opportunity during her acceptance speech to deliver an impassioned plea for wage equality and women’s rights.

She began by thanking the cast and crew of “Boyhood”  for their hard work and support, before launching into message.

“To every woman who gave birth to every taxpayer and citizen of this nation, we have fought for everybody else’s equal rights,” Arquette said in her acceptance speech. “It’s our time to have wage equality once and for all and equal rights for women in the United States of America.” READ MORE.

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