USA Today names transgender Rachel Levine among ‘Women of the Year.’ So, who got bumped?

USA Today’s annual “Women of the Year” list is coming together, but people have some questions about one of the people who will be featured on the list.

Admiral Rachel Levine, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Assistant Secretary for Health, has been recognized by the list for her “significant impact” alongside the likes of Simone Biles, Melissa French Gates, and even Kamala Harris.

In the bio provided by the page, USA Today touts Levine’s work during the pandemic:

“I really feel that everything I’ve ever done, whether it was in academic medicine, in education, in clinical research, seeing my patients in my role in public health, in Pennsylvania and now my role nationally,” Levine explained, “has all led to this moment in terms of helping the nation through this greatest public health crisis that we have faced in over a hundred years.”

In fact, Levine believes that most of the positive things we’re seeing today have been the result of female efforts.

“Women are absolutely critical in terms of promoting healthy behaviors for themselves and their families and our communities,” she noted. “I think women are often the creators of change. In terms of the changes that we see in our society and our culture, I think that women are those change-makers.”

Of course, social media had some things to say about this particular honor being awarded to Levine:


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