Stop Giving Side-Eye to Women Who Are Not Mothers

Pamela M Tsigdinos
7 min readDec 16, 2020

We’ll take some overdue respect though, thanks.

Credit: Adam Schultz

Like many, I cheered the announcement of Kamala Harris as Vice President. Why wouldn’t I? She’s whip smart, highly accomplished, and conscientious, among other characteristics. But beyond that, I took a quiet, special pride in the joyful celebrations surrounding her appointment. That’s because Kamala is, like me, a woman who did…

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Pamela M Tsigdinos

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