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Not up for debate: Why sexism made me quit the debate team

The world of high school debate wasn’t comfortable for Jenny Bolario. Far outnumbered by their male counterparts, Bolario said she and other young women felt dismissed and harassed. Ready to quit, she confided in her mother. “I was looking for sympathy, but instead to my surprise she told me to get used it.” Read more at Youth Radio.

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