I have a theory on why a small segment of men who read comics send rape threats to women who write about comics. To put it simply, they think we’re destroying their masturbatory fantasies (literal or otherwise).
You may laugh but it’s quite possibly the source of all the hatemongering. They’re…
Jill and Janelle are friends and trusted, respected colleagues.
This shit should NOT be happening. Not to women, not to ANYONE.
I am sick of hearing my friends and fellow professionals being threatened and shamed and fearing for their safety because they DARE express an opinion that just MAYBE, we’re all equal here and entitled to equal representation and an end to horrible, demeaning stereotypes.
SPEAK UP if you witness abuse or harassment. Men, call out other men if they are being disrespectful, ignorant, abusive assholes. An end to the marginalizing of women in comics needs EVERYONE.