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For many, it doesn't feel so "lovely" to be a woman in 2016. From the disappointing results of the Brock Turner rape case to electing an admitted pussy-grabber-in-Chief, no one can really claim that this year has been stellar for females. That's why singer Missy Modell decided to parody the song "How Lovely to be a Woman" from the musical Bye Bye Birdie with some painfully-relevant rewritten lyrics, because let's be honest, 2016 feels a lot more like 1958 these days.

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Should I laugh? Should I cry? I'll do both just to make sure all my bases are covered. Sorry for being so emotional—I am a WOMAN, after all.

Sorry for being so emotional—I am a WOMAN, after all.
Sorry for being so emotional—I am a WOMAN, after all.
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Modell told Teen Vogue that although she had wanted to make this video for a while, the timing felt very right once Donald Trump was elected president. "In light of the recent election and general threats towards women's reproductive rights, I felt so frustrated and helpless that I needed to propel these feelings into some tangible action," said Modell. Later in the interview she went on to say, "I feel that I have an even bigger obligation as a woman to stand up for what I feel is right and empower others to do the same. It won’t be easy but it’s up to us to do it."

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Another place it isn't always "lovely" to be a woman is online—especially when being outspoken about things like the pay gap, sexual assault and the patriarchy. Luckily, it seems that Modell's parody video has been warmly received so far.

At the end of the musical number, Modell urges people to donate to Planned Parenthood. You can even do so in Mike Pence's name, while looking at and stroking a picture on Mike Pence—but that last part isn't totally necessary.