What if we just switched them all out with women? Not by political party, just by gender. No really, what if we took every single man who holds public office and switched them with women?
No really, what if we took every single woman who holds public office and switched them with men? This is what it would look like using 2017 numbers from the Center for American Women and Politics at Rutgers University: CONGRESS:
Of the 535 seats in the 114th U.S. Congress 19.6% or 105 wou
My husband is a veteran. He and I are gun owning Democrats who believe deeply in American government. We attend church with our kids on most Sundays and he is using his GI Bill to finish his college education. I did what my grandparents taught me to do and worked hard to get where I am today. We always pay our taxes. I was raised in Utah surrounded by true conservatives. Conservatives who do not believe in being bullies and beating up on queers and women. They believed in fis
Do you ever just wake up in the morning and think holy crap…how did I get here? I do pretty much every day. I haven’t always been Dr. Melissa Bird, PhD but I have always been a rebel girl I grew up in small town Utah, wore spandex skirts that were just a centimeter too short, and stood just off school grounds smoking cigarettes in front of my high school daring the Principal to come out and discipline me. A friend and I wrote the words “fuck you” on the high school lawn using