What Do We Hear When Women Speak?

From The New York Times authored by Jessica Bennett:

“‘I don’t have a problem with the idea that your voice is important if you’re a broadcaster or a politician. It’s part of the reason I have this job,’ said Lulu Garcia-Navarro, the host of ‘Weekend Edition Sunday’ on NPR. ‘My problem is when people come up and say, ‘I don’t want to hear you, because your voice annoys me.’ It automatically disqualifies a whole swath of people. Because what are they comparing you to? They’re comparing you to a white man.’”

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