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We must address the mixed messages our country is sending to women and girls

Tell me, into which America are young girls to put their faith?

The one that has wholeheartedly celebrated the outstanding athleticism, the steely grace and unshakable comradery of sisterhood that is the U.S. women's soccer team?

Those are the uplifting headlines to female empowerment. They're the easy ones to absorb.

But another image of how some of America's most powerful men regard women and girls was also unfolding as the

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