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How to Objectify Women in Comics
How To De-Objectify Women

There’s a lot artists can do to empower rather than objectify women.

How To De-Objectify Women

There’s a lot artists can do to empower rather than objectify women.

There’s a lot artists can do to empower rather than objectify women.

Cinderella cosplay by Mandy Pursley. Photos © Kelly Anderson
Cinderella With A Glass Arm

Amputee Cosplayer Creates “More Than Cute” Costume to Show Little Girl “Difference Could Be Beautiful”

Cinderella With A Glass Arm

Amputee Cosplayer Creates “More Than Cute” Costume to Show Little Girl “Difference Could Be Beautiful”

Amputee Cosplayer Creates “More Than Cute” Costume to Show Little Girl “Difference Could Be Beautiful”

Study Shows Gender Norms Are Arbitrarily Created and Easily Manipulated

Arbitrary or not — they still disproportionately hurt girls.

Study Shows Gender Norms Are Arbitrarily Created and Easily Manipulated

Arbitrary or not — they still disproportionately hurt girls.

Arbitrary or not — they still disproportionately hurt girls.

South Asian Wonder Woman Is the Greatest Thing You Will See Today

Representation Matters.

South Asian Wonder Woman Is the Greatest Thing You Will See Today

Representation Matters.

Representation Matters.

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Ongoing discussion of female-centric graphic novels
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