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There’s Hope! Columnist Promises to Stop Fashion Policing Women in Politics

Posted by Victoria Edel on 11/18/2013

Two writers snigger at Janet Yellen's clothes but after many point out the sexism of his writing he has a change of heart!  Read more »

Ann Coulter on Women: We’re Bitchy and Hysterical

Posted by Emily Birnbaum on 10/29/2013

Ann Coulter says outrageously sexist things, but what's more shocking is she back-tracks on them for once.  Read more »

Did Gender Matter? Was It Women Who Shutdown the Shutdown?

Posted by Victoria Edel on 10/18/2013

The New York Times, and others, are quick to praise the women of the Senate for leadership. But was the media playing into gender stereotypes in their praise? Read more »

Daily Caller Asks Who’s Hotter: Janet Yellen or Miley Cyrus?

Posted by Victoria Edel on 10/11/2013

The Daily Caller wants readers to judge a woman called "the most qualified Fed chair" ever as less hot than a 21 year old pop star.  Read more »

Diapers and Diplomacy? Don’t Reduce Samantha’s Power

Posted by Emily Birnbaum on 10/03/2013

Why does The Today Show reduce Samantha Power's personal life to "how does she do it all?" (Being a parent and having a job.)  Read more »

About the project

Widespread sexism in the media is one of the top problems facing women. A highly toxic media environment persists for women candidates, often negatively affecting their campaigns. The ever-changing media landscape creates an unmonitored echo chamber, often allowing damaging comments to exist without accountability.

We must erase the pervasiveness of sexism against all women candidates — irrespective of political party or level of office — across all media platforms in order to position women to achieve equality in public office. We will not stand by as pundits, radio hosts, bloggers, and journalists damage women's political futures with misogynistic remarks. When you attack one woman, you attack all women.