Politics & Government

April 12, 2014 3:03 PM

Women reclaiming the words that smear

“Unbecoming.” “Miss Congeniality.” Not sufficiently “ladylike.” In politics, these words and phrases have long been used to belittle female candidates. But now, female politicians are increasingly trying to rethink – and reclaim – how language shapes how they are perceived.

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