11 Best Jon Stewart quotes about feminism

by Sarah Long
Apr 7, 2015 at 3:30 p.m. ET

One of the things we love most about Jon Stewart is that he just tells it like it is, and the man doesn't mince words. Here are our favorite times the former The Daily Show host stuck up for women everywhere.

1/11 :Politics

On how women in politics are treated differently than their male counterparts, especially when it comes to showing emotion.

2 /11: Hillary Clinton

2/11 :Hillary Clinton

On speculation as to whether Chelsea Clinton's pregnancy announcement would affect Hillary Clinton's 2016 presidential campaign.


3 /11: War on women

3/11 :War on women

On the fact that Fox News was taking the "war on Christmas" very seriously, but denied that a war on women was taking place. "What can women do to generate the same sense of outrage from Fox as the removal of decorative slightly poisonous holiday plants? Perhaps they can play into the theme?" he noted.

4 /11: Male courtesy

4/11 :Male courtesy

On backlash to NYC Metro Authority's request for men to "mind the gap" and be more courteous about taking up too much space on the subway.

5 /11: Sexual assault

5/11 :Sexual assault

On the mishandling of sexual assault cases on college campuses, which included light punishments such as suspension and a book report.

6 /11: Reproductive rights

6/11 :Reproductive rights

On Sean Hannity's all-male "birth control panel."


7 /11: Contraception

7/11 :Contraception

On the Catholic Church's quest to exclude contraceptive coverage in insurance plans.

8 /11: In the workplace

8/11 :In the workplace

In response to Brit Hume's view about the feminization of America.

9 /11: Reproductive rights

9/11 :Reproductive rights

On Virginia's transvaginal ultrasound bill.

10/11 :Sexism

On Fox's notion that the real victims of sexism are men.

11 /11: Double standards

11/11 :Double standards

In an interview with Kirsten Gillibrand regarding sexual assault.