How To Write About Female Politicians Without Being A Sexist Idiot According to Jezebel.com

Similarly, and recently, Philippine media went on a spree, tweeting and reporting details of alleged PDAF Scam go-between, Janet Napoles’ “transvaginal” examination. Crook or not, that woman’s vagina is not for public consumption! Did Philippine media tweet about the state of Janet Napoles’ co-accused Senators Juan Ponce Enrile’s and Jinggoy Estrada’s penises for instance? No? Media need to be more aware of the effect and impact of their reports on women and know when it is overstepping personal and private space. If it already knows these, then, to do.

This article is apt reading especially that Women’s Month is again just around the bend.

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Gawker’s feminist website Jezebel decided that the world needed some guidelines on how to write about women in politics without sounding like a sexist idiots.  They might be onto something. 

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