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By Ashley Goldsmith

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No matter who you’re voting for this November we must take a step back and realize that we are all part of a major historical election. With the media’s portrayal of female candidates as a sort of unrealistic option, there are many groups forming and many blogs being created by males and females alike exposing the blatant sexism within politics. was created by women in an effort to raise awareness of the sexism running rampant in our current election. Though Senator Clinton is not the current Democratic choice for the Presidential candidate there was a lot of controversy surrounding her campaign deriving primarily from her gender. hopes to educate Americans on the election and that there should be no discussion of gender in politics. Though Senator Clinton did not use her gender as a way to help her campaign, many used it against her.

Check out and educate yourself on this historical election and help our country move past issues of gender in politics.

Originally published September 2008

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