Welcome to Feminist Utopia. This week Benita and Debby follow up with a part 2 about women in politics. It wasn’t until doing the research for this episode that it became clear how difficult and scary it can be as a woman running for office even in ‘safe’ places like Seattle.

Transcript Episode 2

Resources

For Female Candidates, Harassment and Threats Come Every Day
Samantha Bee segment on Seattle female councilmembers harassment 2016
Seattle area lawyer faces discipline from Bar for statements to elected Seattle officials
Study of worldwide global harassment of female politicians
Voters buy into the antiwoman message of the harassment. Discussion by the firm who did the study.
Proposed Solutions Worldwide