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, PhD is a professor at Occidental College. She is the author of American Hookup, a book about college sexual culture, and Gender, a textbook. You can follow her on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram.