Charles M Blow recently spoke about how journalists usually describe the women they report on in relation to the other people in their lives (aka “mother of three, wife, daughter of, grandmother, etc.) whereas men are described as independent beings, whose relationships are secondary (if their relationships to others are even mentioned at all.) He says that this devalues the woman, and implies that her only worth is in serving others, or in relation to others (usually men (summarizing and quickly paraphrasing here))— and that we need to steer away from this narrative, to change the patriarchy. Here’s the link: