FREE educational event sponsored by The Grand Fraternal Order of Mothers, Inc.
Conversations and Pot Luck snacks before, between, and after the showings.
Equal Means Equal
The film we are showing is a documentary about the Equal Rights Amendment. The film was created by Kamela Lopez … and it won “Best U.S. Documentary of 2016 Audience Award” at the Michael Moore film festival. Every American woman, and everyone who cares about women and about children, should see this film … especially now. Without the ERA we have insufficient legal protections under our U.S. Constitution.
The film runs for 1 hour & 33 minutes.
Elnora Mae Phillips
EQUAL MEANS EQUAL offers an unflinching look at how women are treated in the United States today. Examining both real-life stories and precedent-setting legal cases, director Kamala Lopez uncovers how outdated and discriminatory attitudes inform and influence seemingly disparate issues, from workplace harassment to domestic violence, rape and sexual assault to the foster care system, and the healthcare conglomerate to the judicial system. Along the way, she reveals the inadequacy of present laws that claim to protect women, ultimately presenting a compelling and persuasive argument for the urgency of ratifying the Equal Rights Amendment.