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This Teen's Feminist Yearbook Quote Is Absolutely Perfect

She gets an A+ in badass women's studies.

Posted on May 28, 2015, at 2:01 p.m. ET

A lesbian California teenager is going viral for the feminist quote she chose for her yearbook.

this is all I honestly care about right now

The quote says:

I need feminism because I intend on marrying rich and I can't do that if my wife and I are making .75 cent for every dollar a man makes.

A friend of Cannon's shared a photo of the yearbook quote on Twitter, and it has now been retweeted almost 7,000 times.

Many people on Twitter praised Cannon for standing up for women's rights.

We love this - > This Gay Teen Deserves An A+ For Her Feminist Yearbook Quote http://t.co/Pq6jkTltiH via @HuffPostWomen

Rad gay teen + real talk + yearbook quote. This made my day. Killing it, @C_to_the_Cizzle. 👊🏽 #INeedFeminismBecause

The 17-year-old told BuzzFeed News she picked the quote because she is a feminist and wanted to reflect those values.

Facebook: caitlyn.cannon.1

"I knew that my quote had to be something that called attention to feminism and the issues that women face," she said.

The reaction to her quote has been mixed, she said, but she added that she's been encouraged to see so many people who agree with her.

The recent high school graduate is planning on attending college in New York City in the fall.

A BuzzFeed News investigation, in partnership with the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists, based on thousands of documents the government didn't want you to see.