Is it impossible for the guy who sent news anchor Jennifer Livingston hate mail about her weight to be a bully because of his relative lack of power?
I don’t think there’s any word more commonly misunderstood in feminist discourse– both by feminists and non-feminists– than objectification. This annoys me, because it’s actually a really useful concept. Most important misunderstanding: objectification is not a synonym for attraction. Let me say that in shouty letters. OBJECTIFICATION IS NOT A SYNONYM FOR ATTRACTION. Feminists (at [...]