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Varieties of Gender Harassment

Part of the Series

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061212ld fbOur last few strips looked at women’s labor in the US generally as well as in media – and then compared this to how women are portrayed in same. Not pretty is it? (Unless you think naked ladies are pretty. O.K., you might, but that’s not the point.) This one, by Lyra Hill and Anne Elizabeth Moore, gets specific about how perceptions of women as content in comics could contribute to a hostile work environment – one that affects home life, career longevity and, as we’ll see next week, income.