After the U.S. Women’s National Team won their fourth World Cup yesterday, the crowd erupted into chants of “equal pay!” Off the field, Twitter erupted, too—with feminist cheers and jeers.
Many feminists on the platform called out the wage gap facing women soccer players. Others mocked Trump and the White house for daring to doubt Megan Rapinoe. Some just wanted to bask in the queer glory of the USWNT’s star players.
These were our 15 faves.
Ali Marsh is an editorial intern at Ms. Magazine in Los Angeles. A rising senior at American University, Ali is majoring in Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies with a double minor in Justice and Studio Art. She is a self-published author of a writing/film photo book based off her six months of solo backpacking across Europe. She was one of the focuses of a Vice documentary series about inspirational women, and her activism has led her to be featured in Time Magazine, i-D, New York Times, Quartz, LadyGunn, Topshop and more. She is known for her frequent live streams on Instagram where she discusses politics and current events. You can find her here Instagram