First Reading, 2018 vol. 18
Happy Friday. Will you be watching the Beto v. Cruz debate tonight? The Texas Tribune will be live streaming it here.
Until then, here are some recent morsels from the internet.
If you want more women in politics, don’t look at the GOP, via the Washington Post. Also from WaPo, “sexism” is no longer a bad word for women running.
From NPR, GOP men are unlikely to cite discrimination as a reason women don’t get the votes.
Texas Women’s University is considering a political boot camp for women. Learn more here.
Are women really “increasingly doubtful” that voters are ready to elect them? Via the New York Times.
The Pink Wave seems to be stopping short of Governor’s mansions via Politico.
On the Dot Women on how to advocate for women of color in politics.
Dana Perino was a guest on a recent Women Rule Podcast, a recommended listen. I love the tip, “always take the deputy job” and the idea of “singe not burn.” I have so much respect for her.
Our first Pink Granite Party is on Tuesday and I cannot wait to see so many of you there. Josephine House has put together a lovely menu for the small group we’ll have assembled and I’m so excited to put Pink Granite into motion live and in person.
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