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This Labour Politician Wore A Feminist T-Shirt Into The House Of Commons

Harriet Harman, the deputy leader of the Labour party, taunted the prime minister by wearing it and sitting opposite him.

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Something strange happened in parliament today: Harriet Harman decided it was casual Wednesday and wore a T-shirt.

BBC Parliament

Take a closer look and you can see that she delivered on her promise to wear a feminist T-shirt to work.

BBC Parliament

Harman had her picture taken in the T-shirt just before heading into the chamber.

This is what a feminist will look like at Prime Minister's Questions today @ELLEUK @fawcettsociety #ellefeminism

Harriet Harman@HarrietHarmanFollow

This is what a feminist will look like at Prime Minister's Questions today @ELLEUK @fawcettsociety #ellefeminism

10:29 AM - 29 Oct 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Not really sure what this is all about? Earlier this week Elle magazine asked political leaders and celebrities to have their pictures taken wearing this T-shirt. Harman's boss, Ed Miliband, wore it (and actually pulled it off).

Elle / Via elleuk.com

Lib Dem leader Nick Clegg wore it.

Elle / Via elleuk.com

But the prime minister refused to wear it.

Elle / Via elleuk.com

Which leads back to the question: Should David Cameron have publicly showed his support for equal rights for men and women by wearing the T-shirt? It certainly seemed to help Harman.

When I think I couldn<img src="https://abs.twimg.com/emoji/v1/72x72/2019.png">t love Harriet Harman MP anymore, she wears this to Prime Minister<img src="https://abs.twimg.com/emoji/v1/72x72/2019.png">s Question Time

Lauren Dobson-Hughes@ldobsonhughesFollow

When I think I couldnt love Harriet Harman MP anymore, she wears this to Prime Ministers Question Time

12:45 PM - 29 Oct 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

harriet harman trolling david cameron by wearing a 'this is what a feminist looks like' t-shirt in parliament

Witch@tash_wynarczykFollow

harriet harman trolling david cameron by wearing a 'this is what a feminist looks like' t-shirt in parliament

12:33 PM - 29 Oct 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Siraj Datoo is a political reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in London.

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