The discussion and video about sexism in the media was quite shocking. I knew that it was prevalent, but I didn't not know how much it affected the media to that extent. The clips of all the news commentators and politicians talking about women in terms of witch and cold and completely ignoring what they do as politicians was a real eye-opener. Most people today believe that we have crossed the barrier in regards to women's rights, but there is still an ideology that men are superior. It is noticeable in every position of power, as noted with the media giants employing women usually around 2 women for every 10 men. It is a slow progression though, and that is what people have to understand. As a society we just need more examples of women in power. It has been beaten into our brains for centuries that women are inferior to men, and it's just going to take some time to slowly sift that out.
blog post 11/1
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