We’re number 101: US women in politics. What would get us closer to Rwanda, China, Iraq, or Afghanistan in gender equity in our national legislature?

A Gender Studies professor shared a piece from Politico exploring what might change our current gender inequalities in public office. What would it take for women to win?


Dr. Sue Wortmann, professor of Women and Crime and winner of the 2017 Lincoln Mayor’s Women’s Commission Alice Paul Award, with State Senator and champion of equal rights, Patty Pansing Brooks

Comey’s Story Sounds Like (Sexual) Harassment — poptraction

President Trump’s strategy to wine and dine James Comey, corner him alone in a room, and bother him with pointlessly flattering phone calls sounds an awful lot like sexual harassment to women who have experienced it. I am not suggesting that Trump’s goal was sexual dominance, but it was certainly dominance of a gendered sort. […]

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