Anita Sarkeesian, at Feminist Frequency, discusses the idea of “linkbait” and how the women at the Huffington Post are more likely to be included as sexual objects than writers:

This makes me feel better about quitting my own Huffington Post blog.  See also our post on how supposedly-neutral humor websites tend to be masculinized and hyper-heterosexualized spaces.

Lisa Wade is a professor of sociology at Occidental College and the co-author of Gender: Ideas, Interactions, Institutions. You can follow her on Twitter and Facebook.
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