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Mon Nov 12, 2012, 11:33 AM

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Ms. Magazine. Thanks for telling that story. I am so in awe of Gloria Steinem. What a strong and yet so kind woman. I've been lucky enough to have 2 short conversations with her.

I truly believe that the Television MSM (as ruled by the Media branch of the Business Roundtable) dictated that women will now and forever by either 'Girl' or 'Old Woman.' That's pretty easy to do given the 85% of the MSM is ruled by 5 rich white dudes. I can't watch any of today's sitcoms because of the outright sexism. I feel very sorry for the young women and girls of today having to deal with such a slap in the face.

Someone referred to me as a 'girl' the other day. I started looking around for the 'girl.' I asked where's the 'girl?' So another lesson was given.

I remember working so hard as a young woman in my twenties and thirties to get the Corporate boyz to refer to me as a woman and not a girl. It absolutely infuriated me. Now it's a pet peeve. Sometimes I feel that I'm back in time before the Women's Movement occurred.

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