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We Make More Effective Congresspeople (When We Manage to Get Elected)

Regardless of party affiliation, congressional women deliver more federal projects to their home districts and sponsor and co-sponsor more legislation than their male colleagues. In a study that was recently published in The American Journal of Political Science, researchers from Stanford University and the University of Chicago attributed women's political success not to some innate political instinct but to the fact that it's really hard for us to get elected (there are currently 360 men and 75 women in the House; 83 men and 17 women in the Senate). They theorize that women feel immense pressure to measure up, so instead of meeting expectations, we surpass them.

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LGBT Youth of Color Have Own Mix of Challenges

BY IN women eNews On 21-07-2012

LGBT youth of color may have to contend with different factors when dealing with their sexuality and coming out, say Jason Cianciotto and Sean Cahill in the book “LGBT Youth in America’s Schools.” In this excerpt, they explore why and how.

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