This is what the gender gap in Congress really looks like

A cheerfully illustrated guide to the 113th Congress' shocking gender disparity

Topics: Congress, 113th congress, Gender Gap, gender disparity, Women's Rights, gender parity, Women in politics, , ,

This is what the gender gap in Congress really looks like (Credit: Emily Nemens)

Artist Emily Nemens has created a lovely infographic to illustrate a not-so-lovely point: Congress has a major gender problem.

A full screen version of Nemens’ illustration can be found here. More on the history of women in Congress can be found here.

Katie McDonough is Salon's politics writer, focusing on gender, sexuality and reproductive justice. Follow her on Twitter @kmcdonovgh or email her at kmcdonough@salon.com.

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