Good Read | Overlooked, Undervalued, Missed, Dissed & Dismissed

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"Overlooked, Undervalued, Missed, Dissed & Dismissed":

When I tell “serious men” that I’m a political reporter for, their facial expressions soften into a sort of visual head-pat. When I quickly — often too quickly, a symptom of my own soft prejudice and lingering anxiety about what name-dropping a women’s magazine says about my intelligence and my skills as a journalist — add that before this I was a columnist at The Guardian and a contributor to publications like Al Jazeera America and The Nation, the light flickers back behind their eyes, along with the question: Why are you writing there?

Read Rachel Sklar's full article at Medium here…