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‘A Woman, Just Not That Woman’: How Sexism Plays Out on the Trail

Tech has begun for It’s in the Bag, and the piece keeps getting more and more relevant.

Case in point, another recent New York Times article: “‘A Woman, Just Not That Woman’: How Sexism Plays Out on the Trail.”

Few Americans acknowledge they would hesitate to vote for a woman for president — but they don’t have to, according to researchers and experts on politics and women and extensive research on double standards in campaigns. Reluctance to support female candidates is apparent in the language that voters frequently use to describe men and women running for office; in the qualities that voters say they seek; and in the perceived flaws that voters say they are willing or unwilling to overlook in candidates.

Read the full article here, and get tickets for It’s in the Bag, playing February 20-23, here.

Rachel Karp