Manterrupting, Mansplaining, and Anti-Black Dynamics in the Vice Presidential Debates

  • 66 percent of all interruptions during oral arguments at the US Supreme Court were directed at the three women on the bench as of 2015.
  • Another study of forty participants found that men interrupted 33 percent more often when they were speaking with women, compared to when they were speaking with other men. In that study, men interrupted women 2.1 times per three-minute conversation, compared to 1.8 times per conversation with other men. Women on average interrupted men once.

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Anne Litwin

Anne Litwin

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Author of ‘New Rules for Women: Revolutionizing the Way Women Work Together', OD Consultant, Keynote Speaker, and Workshop Trainer