Gender: Formal Political Power

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What if I told you... I photoshopped the same face onto every man behind Trump. Would you have noticed if I hadn't said anything? #GOPclones ~ @AwkwardHolland

Gender: Political Leadership

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If Amy Coney Barrett is such an "originalist," I'm going to assume she has never voted because it would disrespect the Founders' original intent. ~ @todd_holloman
"Women should...not teach bible"
"Mummy's a Suffragette."  As the women’s suffrage movement gained momentum in the early 20th century, the picture postcard industry was utilised to denigrate women fighting for the vote. [Click on this image to find a short video exploring the meaning and point of feminism]  h/t Sociological Images: Seeing Is Believing

Gender: Suffrage, Voter Suppression & Disenfranchisement

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Source: Democracy Fund / UCLA Nationscape Survey / The Economist
In every presidential election since 1980, the proportion of female adults who voted has exceeded men  Source: Center for American women and Politics
(3 of 3) Why We Still Need Women's Equality Day  WOMEN'S VOTER TURNOUT -Women have voted more than men in every presidential election since 1980 (71.4 million women voters in 2012 vs. 61.6 million men) -Almost 64% of eligible women voted in 2012, compared to almost 60% of eligible men.  POLITICAL REPRESENTATION -Since 1995, the percentage of women in national legislatures has almost doubled worldwide, but still only 22% of all national elected representatives are female.

Gender: Voting by the Numbers

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a woman standing in front of a collage of men and women
This image puts Kamala Harris' Vice Presidency into perspective.
See the red box? Until then, she would have been enslaved. See the blue box? Until then, she couldn’t vote. Yellow box? Until then, she had to attend a segregated school. The green one? Until then she couldn’t have her own bank account.
Sex and Power: How Women Are Represented in Global Politics
Since 2016, a wider gap between Democratic, GOP voters over whether women continue to face barriers, 2020. Source: Pew Research Center Faith, Political System, Democrats, Political Participation, Good Things, Islam, Religion, Research, Prioritize
Since 2016, a wider gap between voters over whether women continue to face barriers, 2020
Since 2016, a wider gap between Democratic, GOP voters over whether women continue to face barriers, 2020. Source: Pew Research Center
the line shows that women are more likely than clinton supporters in 2016 to say obstacles still hinder women's advancement
Biden backers more likely than Clinton backers to say obstacles hinder women's advancement, 2020
Biden backers more likely than Clinton supporters in 2016 to say obstacles still hinder women's advancement, 2020 Source: Pew Research Center
Source: Pew Research Center Surveys, Stark, Who Said, Gender, Center, Power
Stark divides between Trump, Biden voters over gender, 2020
Source: Pew Research Center
the tweet on twitter is very funny
If Amy Coney Barrett is such an "originalist," I'm going to assume she has never voted because it would disrespect the Founders' original intent. ~ @todd_holloman
Source: Democracy Fund / UCLA Nationscape Survey / The Economist College Degree, Racial Injustice, University Of California, Lives Matter, Big Picture, Think Tank
Democratic Presidential Vote Margin, 2016 and 2020 | Probability of voting for Donald Trump
Source: Democracy Fund / UCLA Nationscape Survey / The Economist
some people are not happy about women's health and other things they do to them
Men and women seen as having similar opportunities to express political views, 2019
In most countries, men and women seen as having similar opportunities to express political views, 2019. Source: Pew Research Center
Gender, race, and age differences in early general election preferences, April 2020 Source: Pew Research Center Political Sociology, Age Difference, Sociology
Gender, race, and age differences in early general election preferences
Gender, race, and age differences in early general election preferences, April 2020 Source: Pew Research Center
Democrats who backed Biden, Sanders in primaries less concerned likely nominee is white man in his 70s, 2020.  Source: Pew Research Center Sanders, White Supremacy, Facts
Dem's who backed Biden, Sanders in primaries less concerned likely nominee is white man in his 70s
Democrats who backed Biden, Sanders in primaries less concerned likely nominee is white man in his 70s, 2020. Source: Pew Research Center
Democrats overwhelmingly support Biden in general election, regardless of their concerns about race, age and gender of party's likely nominee | Source: Pew Research Center
Democrats overwhelmingly support Biden in general election, 2020
Democrats overwhelmingly support Biden in general election, regardless of their concerns about race, age and gender of party's likely nominee | Source: Pew Research Center
the rude pundiit tweet is shown with an image of a man's face
"Honestly fucking tired of hearing about what our founders would think. They'd mostly wonder why the fuck women and black people were allowed in the same room as them." ~ @rudepundit, on the growing partisanship of Democrats and Republicans
"Women should...not teach bible" Fat Acceptance, Model Behavior, Critical Theory, Bible Women, Gender Roles, Personality Test, Oprah Winfrey, Social Justice
"Women should...not teach bible"
an article with yellow text on it and the words in black are highlighted by white letters
"...Often in my lectures when I use the phrase 'imperialist white-supremacist capitalist patriarchy' to describe our nation's political system, audiences laugh. No one has ever explained why accurately naming this system is funny..." ~ bell hooks, Understanding Patriarchy-Follow this link to find a video that explores why bell hooks recently referred to Beyonce as a terrorist: http://www.thesociologicalcinema.com/videos/beyonce-as-jezebel-when-does-oppression-resemble-liberation
a bar chart showing the number of women in different countries, and how they use social media
How important is it that your state elected officials work on issues around women's rights?
In your view, how important is it that your state elected officials work on issues around women's rights and equality? Majorities of voters see sexism as a problem and want officials to address issues around women's rights and equality. 75% of voters think sexism is a big problem or somewhat of a problem in our society. Democratic women are most likely to consider sexism a "big" problem (58%). 8 in 10 respondents say men have more positions of power in our society than women.