Women Didn’t Abandon Clinton–Nor Did She Fail to Win Their Support

There is good reason to pay close attention to women voters, but that means avoiding homogenizing them or evaluating their behavior without historical context.

Gender is on the Ballot

This race may well serve as a referendum on the re-entrenchment of presidential masculinity.

Gender Dynamics in the Third Presidential Debate: Hot Takes from the Experts

What gender dynamics were evident in last night’s presidential debate? Let the experts break it down for you.

Gender Dynamics in the Second Presidential Debate: Hot Takes from the Experts

What gender dynamics were evident in Sunday night’s presidential debate? These experts in gender, race and politics weighed in.

Going Beyond the “Sexism or Not?” Dichotomy in the 2016 Election

Claiming that any campaign dynamics are solely, or simply, about gender is just as short-sighted as saying that campaigns are gender neutral.

If Hillary Doesn’t “Look Presidential,” Blame History

For 227 years, looking presidential has meant being a man. Perhaps that’s what stumping Trump.

What If Women Had Never Won the Vote?

It’s undeniable: The 19th amendment has had a huge impact on American politics—especially in the past four decades. But what if it had never passed?

Seeing Women Slay Matters

Women’s victories, in Rio and in U.S. politics, have elicited at least one shared reaction—that they will inspire future generations of women and girls to compete. But does—and will—it work?

A Gendered Breakdown of the 2016 Democratic Convention Speakers

Of 236 speakers, 119 – or 50.4 percent – were women; 117 – or 49.6 percent – were men. In comparison, women were just 26.1 percent of the 111 speakers at the RNC.

When Ceilings Break for Women in Politics, Walls Still Stand

Amidst the history being made by women in politics at all levels of office over the past 45 years, there have been some quite sturdy walls that women have come up against.

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