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The Left’s Misogyny Problem

The Aaron Coleman saga shows how for too many ‘progressive’ men, women’s well-being takes a backseat to political convenience

Jessica Valenti
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Published in
5 min readAug 24, 2020

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Photo: Aaron Coleman for Kansas

All sexism is bad, but there’s nothing quite as frustrating as sexism from supposed progressives. Women have come to expect misogyny from the right — under this…

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Jessica Valenti
GEN
Writer for

Feminist author & columnist. Native NYer, pasta enthusiast.