05/22/2014 10:09 am ET Updated May 22, 2014

15 Things Not To Say To A Feminist

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The wage gap IS real, 'Lean In' does matter, and no, the feminist movement is not over.

1. "Lean In is annoying." The book and Lean In movement, launched by Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg, have gotten a lot of media attention, yes. But a lot of women asked for a raise after reading Lean In. In an age when women still earn a fraction of what men make for doing the same work, sit back at board meetings, and don't ascend to the highest ranks of corporate America at anywhere near the same rate as men, anything that gets women asking for what they deserve or talking about what they're not getting is a fantastic thing.

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