Edition 110

If Feminism Is about Choice, Then This Election Is, Too

By Elizabeth Weingarten

Feb. 11, 2016

Elizabeth Weingarten writes on why voting for someone because she’s a woman isn’t too far from not voting for someone because she’s a woman.

If Feminism Is about Choice, Then This Election Is, Too

Elizabeth Weingarten writes on why voting for someone because she’s a woman isn’t too far from not voting for someone because she’s a woman.


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