Veep and Selina Meyer’s Legacy
Imagine a world where a woman can just be mediocre and still get elected. It’s a refreshing take away from the real-life races where white, cishet men are simply assumed to be good, “winning” candidates.
Platform is a political training and lobbying organization dedicated to ensuring the voices of all who identify as young women, non-conforming, non-binary, and femme folx are heard in the rooms where decisions are made. In amplifying our voices, we will hold lawmakers accountable to legislative progress. We do this through:
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For too many, menstruation leads to a choice between food or menstrual hygiene; missed school or work; bullying; anxiety; “pain more severe than a heart attack;” not getting to visit a loved one experiencing incarceration; a questioning of self; and so much more. This is not ok. It’s time for menstrual equity.
For far too long, the voices of women have been pushed aside for politicians’ personal interests. At Platform, we give women megaphones. Keep reading to learn about what women are really saying.
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