The Poison of Male Incivility

When a woman dares respond to it, she’s seen as “disruptive”

The Cut
The Cut
Jul 27, 2020 · 7 min read
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By Rebecca Traister

On Thursday, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez stood up and gave one of the finest speeches recently heard on the House floor, calling out not just Florida representative Ted Yoho for having called her “disgusting,” “out of your freaking mind,” and a “fucking bitch” on the…

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