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Just 38 Pictures Of Women Waiting Patiently For Men To Stop Talking In 2017


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3. She's nobody's puppet; she's nobody's protege; she's nobody's girl; she's perfected waiting for her turn to speak.

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Kristina Keneally was the first female premier of New South Wales and was Labor's unsuccessful candidate for the federal by-election in the seat of Bennelong last weekend. She is routinely referred to as "Bill's girl".


11. Here's a classic "put the women in close so on TV you can't see how few women we have but don't let them speak" move.

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Queensland MP Michelle Landry, former Nationals deputy leader Fiona Nash, and a whole bunch of dudes.


14. Women wait literally a step behind men.

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Health minister Greg Hunt and St Vincent's Hospital director of emergency Andrew Walby walk ahead of director of addiction medicine and associate professor Yvonne Bonomo.


19. Women wait in their trackies.

@joshgnosis Politics had never been more interesting. @SenatorWong

Penny Wong is the leader of the Labor Party in the Senate.


22. I'm still listening, I'm just resting my eyes.

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Gladys Berejiklian is the first Liberal female premier of NSW, and one of five women at the sausage fest that is the Council of Australian Governments (COAG).


34. No, I definitely agree. You don’t have to keep talking because I agree we are on the same pa-

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Jacinda Ardern is the prime minister of New Zealand, the youngest in a century, and the third woman to hold the top job.

35. Turnbull: Do you understand what I mean? McGowan: I definitely understand. Turnbull: Because it's really complicated. McGowan: I get it. Turnbull: Let me explain again.

Alice Workman is a political reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in Canberra.

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