Equal Payback Project: Sarah Silverman Goes To Drastic Measures To Close Her Gap (NSFW)

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Equal Payback Project: Sarah Silverman Goes To Drastic Measures To Close Her Gap (NSFW)
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This hilarious video, released today and created by NY based ad agency Droga5 in partnership with writer, comedian, and vagina owner Sarah Silverman, kicks off the official launch of the Equal Payback Project, a crowdfunding campaign focused on “Paying women back the money they lose just for having a vagina.” It shows the drastic measures Sarah is willing to take just to avoid the wage gap.

As much as it may seem like a big joke, it’s anything but. Let us be clear… this is completely legit! As the Equal Payback Project site explains, “We’re not asking women to literally pay themselves back. That would be silly. Instead, the money raised goes to the National Women’s Law Center, a non-profit group fighting for equal pay through legislation, education and advocacy.”

They’ve set their crowdfunding goal at “30 TRILLION FRICKIN DOLLARS,” a crazy number they arrived at by multiplying the estimated $435,049 lost to women over the course of a career compliments of the wage gap by the nearly 69 million women in the workplace. It may seem completely insane, but no more so than the fact that in 2014, the average working woman is still making only 78 cents to a man’s dollar. That’s the whole point and they make it brilliantly.

All donations made to the Equal Payback Project give the NWLC the support it needs to end this wage gap insanity, a battle women have been fighting for fifty years.

We’re in… just maybe not as far as Sarah.

  • gargouille

    I cannot BELIEVE we have not thought of this sooner. Yay, SS!!! Always innovative, daring, and fabulous.

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