Bin Bag Dress – level 1

03-08-2020 07:00

Nicolle Flint is an Australian politician. She is a young lady. She likes to wear nice clothes. Nice clothes are a part of her image as a politician.

Last week, a journalist writes an article about Flint. The journalist writes bad comments about her work. However, the journalist comments on Flint’s clothes, jewelry and shoes.

Flint is surprised. Flint says that the article is sexist. This means that somebody says bad things about women without a good reason. Flint posts a video on social media. She wears a bin bag or a trash bag in the video.

Flint says that there is a lot of sexism in politics. Flint does not like it. It is not easy to be a woman politician.

Difficult words: politician (a government official), image (a picture of what someone is like as a person), journalist (a person who writes for a newspaper, a magazine, or a website), sexism (when a person says bad things about another person because the person is a woman or a man).

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