What is there left to say about how hot Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is? At this point, I kind of feel like he’s messing with us. In this video from Vox, Trudeau talks about raising his daughter and his sons to be feminists. I mean.
He even credits his wife, Sophie Grégoire-Trudeau, with inspiring him to not just lecture the girl in the family about all the ways she needs to Lean In:
We were having a conversation at one point—I said, ‘Look, I talk to our daughter Ella. I talk to Ella all the time about how she can do anything she wants, and she’s just as good as any man—she’s better than any man because she’s brilliant.’ … And Sophie’s like, ‘Good. That’s great. But how are you saying that to our sons as well? How are you training your sons to be focused on women’s rights and women’s opportunities the way you’re focused on telling your daughter that she can be anything?’ And that, for me, was a really important wake-up.
Trudeau is also aware that talking about being a feminist makes the Internet’s panties drop, but he’s going to keep saying it until we’re all like, “Yawn.”
I talk about the fact that I’m a feminist as often as I can, and every time I do, it gets a huge reaction, and the media reacts, and the Twitterverse explodes... I will keep saying that until there is no more reaction … ‘cause that’s where we want to get to. It’s just—if you’re a progressive, you really should be a feminist, ‘cause it’s about equality, it’s about respect, it’s about making the best of the world that we have.
Ugh, whatever, I’m in love with him, gross. Vox even gets him to pose, a lá Feminist Ryan Gosling to create some dank memes.
A couple are a little confusing. Is it more feminist to be in the Cabinet or in the Prime Minister’s heart? Honestly, I’m not qualified for either option.
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