Not to worry ladies: We’re looking back at some of the hardest working women from film and television, whose on-screen personas have been fighting the good fight for decades. In the words of Maryland Senator Barbara Mikulski so eloquently put it following the vote: “Put on your lipstick! Square your shoulders! Suit up and let’s fight for a new American revolution where women are paid for equal work! Let’s end wage discrimination in this century once and for all.” Donna Summer’s, She Works Hard For The Money, seems to be popping off as our anthem right about now.
Jane Fonda, Dolly Parton and Lily Tomlin in 9-5
Roseanne Barr on Roseanne
Julia Roberts in Erin Brokovich
Amy Poehler in Parks and Recreation