Megan Thee Stallion was invited to the house of Vice President Kamala Harris for a Glamour celebration of Girls’s Historical past Month. The occasion occurred in Washington D.C. on Saturday (March 18). The Grammy Award-winning rapper shared some snaps of her journey, together with one with the VP herself. She wrote within the caption merely, “DC @kamalaharris.”
In one of many photographs, Megan Thee Stallion—carrying a black and blue costume with a plunging neckline— playfully sticks her tongue out as Harris laughs. The others embrace extra of Megan exhibiting off her costume in entrance of Harris’s mansion.
Glamour‘s Editor-in-Chief Samantha Barry spoke concerning the journal’s lengthy historical past of advocating for ladies—earlier than it was “trendy.”
March is a very necessary month for us as we take account of the extraordinary achievements of ladies. For me it’s a time the place we take inventory of the previous, have fun the current, and plot the longer term. Glamour is 85 years previous subsequent 12 months. We had been one of many first magazines in the USA to essentially empower the working girl—our tagline within the 40s was ‘for the lady with a job’. Trying into the archives, these problems with Glamour geared up girls to tackle jobs when the world went to conflict, that they had feminist writers who argued why girls ought to go to school, lengthy earlier than it turned the norm.
“And there have been so many inches and points devoted to the battle for reproductive rights and the passing of Roe v Wade. And I ponder, as I say these phrases out loud, what these writers within the 50s, 60s and 70s would really feel that we’re nonetheless preventing that battle in 2023. We tackled subjects like divorce, sexual liberation, motherhood and extra in groundbreaking methods. And the historical past of Glamour is de facto woven into the historical past of ladies in America.”
Along with Megan Thee Stallion, Nancy Pelosi, actors Simone Ashley, Nicole Ari Parker and Phoebe Robinson, soccer star Ashlyn Harris, founder/CEO Emma Grede, clothier and Fifteen P.c Pledge founder Aurora James and creator and activist Marley Dias had been amongst these in attendance.
Harris addressed the significance of ladies having paid go away, saying, “Financial empowerment of ladies is about an funding in the way forward for our nation. While you raise up the financial standing of ladies, you raise up the financial standing of households and communities, and all of society advantages.”