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Varieties of Gender Harassment

Tuesday, June 12, 2012 By Lyra Hill and Anne Elizabeth Moore, Truthout | Graphic Journalism
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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.

 

Ladydrawers

 

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Anne Elizabeth Moore

Anne Elizabeth Moore is a cultural critic and author of several award-winning, best-selling nonfiction books including Unmarketable (The New Press) and Cambodian Grrrl (Cantankerous Titles). She is a Fulbright scholar, a USC Annenberg/Getty Arts Journalism Fellow, and is the recipient of a 2016 Write A House Fellowship in Detroit. Her work has appeared in The Baffler, Al Jazeera, Salon, The Onion, Talking Points Memo, Wilson Quarterly, Tin House, and in international art exhibitions, including the Whitney Biennial and a solo show at the MCA Chicago. She has appeared on CNN, NPR, Voice of America, and in The New York Times, among others. Her most recent book, from Curbside Splendor, is Body Horror: Capitalism, Fear, Misogyny, Jokes.

Lyra Hill

Lyra Hill is a comics artist, filmmaker and graduate of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. She organizes Brain Frame, a series of performative comics readings, and is awesome.

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Varieties of Gender Harassment

Tuesday, June 12, 2012 By Lyra Hill and Anne Elizabeth Moore, Truthout | Graphic Journalism
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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.

 

Ladydrawers

 

Copyright, Truthout. May not be reprinted without permission.

Anne Elizabeth Moore

Anne Elizabeth Moore is a cultural critic and author of several award-winning, best-selling nonfiction books including Unmarketable (The New Press) and Cambodian Grrrl (Cantankerous Titles). She is a Fulbright scholar, a USC Annenberg/Getty Arts Journalism Fellow, and is the recipient of a 2016 Write A House Fellowship in Detroit. Her work has appeared in The Baffler, Al Jazeera, Salon, The Onion, Talking Points Memo, Wilson Quarterly, Tin House, and in international art exhibitions, including the Whitney Biennial and a solo show at the MCA Chicago. She has appeared on CNN, NPR, Voice of America, and in The New York Times, among others. Her most recent book, from Curbside Splendor, is Body Horror: Capitalism, Fear, Misogyny, Jokes.

Lyra Hill

Lyra Hill is a comics artist, filmmaker and graduate of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. She organizes Brain Frame, a series of performative comics readings, and is awesome.