Going Negative: Why Women Can’t Act Like Men

Voters feel women should be compassionate and relatable, and that those are the strengths they should use to overcome negativity. Because of those gendered expectations, many people penalize women candidates when they come out swinging.

Why Bernie’s Finger Wagging Matters

With the presidential election now in full swing, the Ms. Blog is excited to bring you a series presented in conjunction with Presidential Gender Watch 2016, a project of the Barbara Lee Family Foundation and the Center for American Women and Politics. They’ll be tracking, analyzing and illuminating gender dynamics during election season—so check back with us regularly! Sometimes, […]

Killer Mike, Madeleine Albright and Millennial Voters: A Perfect Storm of Gender Politics

With the presidential election now in full swing, the Ms. Blog is excited to bring you a series presented in conjunction with Presidential Gender Watch 2016, a project of the Barbara Lee Family Foundation and the Center for American Women and Politics. They’ll be tracking, analyzing and illuminating gender dynamics during election season—so check back with us regularly! Presidential […]

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