. Kamala Harris’ husband Doug Emhoff breaks gender stereotypes by putting her career ahead of his as second gentleman « JO LEE MAGAZINE

USA TODAY/On the campaign trail when his wife was seeking the Democratic nomination, Doug Emhoff was the dutiful political spouse. Now, he plans on filling the same role in the White House.

The 56-year-old husband of Vice President-elect Kamala Harris is quitting his law practice by Inauguration Day to take on his duties as second gentleman, flipping gender norms at a level the nation has never before seen.

“This gives us a model, and it is a fabulous model,” Dartmouth College professor of business administration Ella L.J. Bell Smith told USA TODAY.

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