Media Sexism on Display: Female Ambition Causes Outrage

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The double standard between a woman speaking her mind and a man who does the exact same thing is crystal clear.

From the outside looking in, we seem to be in a golden age of powerful women taking over the public consciousness. From Beyonce’s “Black is King” film, which recently hit Disney+; to Rihanna’s Fenty beauty, skin and lingerie empire; to Sen. Kamala Harris and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, powerful women of color are succeeding as they have never before.

Unfortunately, as it is almost always the case when any woman shows ambition for anything beyond the home, there’s also been a backlash.

Politico recently reported on disparaging remarks made by former Sen. Chris Dodd towards Kamala Harris. According to the report, Dodd was talking to a “longtime Biden supporter and donor” about a recent exchange with the Harris regarding her “ambush” of Biden…

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