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Men– Also misrepresented?

One important statistic which prompted discussion within Miss Representation was that when choosing a political leader, we are typically only choosing from a 6% of the population—more or less, white, straight, middle-aged men with a couple other specific characteristics.  Because … Continue reading

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What is privilege?

While it was written over 25 years ago, the Bell Hooks piece on the concept of privilege within feminist communities is strikingly contemporary.  Feminists of privilege often naively assume that all women are united by their womanhood and ignore the … Continue reading

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