Misogyny in the Capitol: Among the insurrectionists, a lot of angry men who don't like women

U.S. Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, shown during her weekly press conference Jan. 7, was a particular target of some of the Capitol insurrectionists. BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP via Getty Images Among the various forms of violence on display during the U.S. Capitol insurrection, one has been largely overlooked: misogyny, or hatred toward women. Yet behaviors and symbols of white male power were striking and persistent features of the riots. Members of the overwhelmingly male crowds defending a president well-known for his sexist attacks, embraced male supremacist ideologies, wore military gear …

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