Nine Sexist Ways Female Politicians Are Depicted In The Press — And By Their Colleagues

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Nine Sexist Ways Female Politicians Are Depicted In The Press — And By Their Colleagues

Being a woman in many professional fields can be challenging, but being a woman in politics seems like it could be pure, unadulterated hell. On top of the cutthroat smear campaigns and constant public scrutiny, you’d have to contend with the sexist descriptions of female politicians that run rampant in the press. A group called the HRC Super Volunteers recently launched a campaign to call out journalists who write about Hillary Clinton during the upcoming election cycle using sexist language. They even compiled words that “shouldn’t” be used when writing about her, like “ambitious” or “entitled.” 

To read the article published on March 30th 2015, please click here.

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