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13. Why anyone is surprised at these behaviors is a question
Sat Feb 9, 2019, 04:43 PM
Feb 2019

Feminists and Civil rights activists have been shouting into the wind apparently. We need more women to provide balance in representation. And yes, men have been in charge for millennia, it’s time to change this.

I have two awesome female senators, an incredible female rep, a great male Governor (Inslee) and a great male AG. A new Female Mayor (who is gay) after the scandal of the last male one. (Also Gay) The racial mix is mostly white, with Pramila Jayapal being a women of color.

I like the balance, would like to see a little more racial diversity, but we are moving in the right direction. We are getting better at lessening the impact of homophobia and transphobia (For instance the hospital were I work upon admission will now ask you what your preferred gender pronoun is)

All these social justice warrior issues are near and dear to my heart. I believe to have a healthy society we need to eradicate the way the white race came to dominate societal norms, as well as the way males have dominion over politics and science and set societal standards.

We are in times of great change.

This message was self-deleted by its author Renew Deal Feb 2019 #1
No, not a Kim Davis type. She's openly a terrible person. MineralMan Feb 2019 #2
All due respect, MM, I think the point is that having an XX chromosome pair is no panacea ... mr_lebowski Feb 2019 #5
Nor should we automatically assume that a (D) after someone's name MineralMan Feb 2019 #9
I agree. Benevolent sexism is still sexism. I agree spooky3 Feb 2019 #12
I know you didn't mean her Renew Deal Feb 2019 #7
Look at where she was elected, please. MineralMan Feb 2019 #10
It's not about you Renew Deal Feb 2019 #14
If it's not about me, don't make it about me, please. MineralMan Feb 2019 #18
I deleted it since you found it personally insulting Renew Deal Feb 2019 #20
I'm finished trying to figure it out also Awsi Dooger Feb 2019 #3
I'm going to leave that all to the Virginians to sort out. MineralMan Feb 2019 #4
There should an investigation MINIMUM and DNC on state levels should enact some level of consequence uponit7771 Feb 2019 #6
I don't care how many oats young men (or, GASP, young women) sow. demmiblue Feb 2019 #8
I was using that as a euphemism. MineralMan Feb 2019 #11
Why anyone is surprised at these behaviors is a question ismnotwasm Feb 2019 #13
Yes, I think change is coming, and just in the nick of time. MineralMan Feb 2019 #16
Yeah, the whole thing is mind-blowing . . . peggysue2 Feb 2019 #15
We need more women officeholders, but radius777 Feb 2019 #17
Whether those people in Virginia leave or survive this, MineralMan Feb 2019 #19
I think VA Democratic Party and assembly members will handle it, and Hortensis Feb 2019 #21
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