Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Graces Cover of GQ's October Issue
Ocasio-Cortez knows well the power of personal testimony. She’s become the most talented political communicator of her generation by being frank and relatable—using her social media channels, for example, to explain policy in one moment and then share her struggles building Ikea furniture the next.
"For almost every woman that has gotten an abortion, there’s a man who has either been affected or liberated by that abortion too. In this moment it’s really only going to be the vulnerability of men, and men talking to other men, that gives us the greatest hope of shifting things the fastest, soonest."
Writer: Wesley Lowery
Wesley Lowery is a writer for GQ. Wesley Lowery was a national correspondent covering law enforcement, justice and their intersection with politics and policy for The Washington Post. He previously covered Congress and national politics. In 2015, he was a lead reporter on the "Fatal Force" project awarded the Pulitzer Prize and George Polk award. He left The Post in February 2020.
Photographer: Cruz Valdez
Cruz Valdez is a photographer based in New York City.
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