Not All Women

Women’s voices, race and media coverage

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Once upon a time, in what feels like a very long time ago, I had a boyfriend whose closest childhood friend was a woman. Let’s call her “M.” They had met in high school and remained good buddies even after going off to different colleges, different cities, different lives. Sometimes M. would come for a visit. I liked her too — I thought she was pretty cool, overall, and…