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?

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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

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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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