“For myself, I want no advantage over my fellow man, and if he is weaker than I, all the more is it my duty to help him.” —Eugene V. Debs
Tuesday, March 24, 2015
An internet meme about the female gaze and male objectification
Saw this going around:
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The cartoonist main character fails to grasp that her idea of a sexy Batman is not every woman's idea. It's not dishonest, of course, because it's her idea of sexy. But if you want to know what most women think a sexy guy looks like, romance covers are a useful place to start.
By the by, I agree with her that Batman should be built for dexterity. For me, this is the canonical Batman:
ETA: I hate it when memes lose the names of the artists. The cartoon is by David Willis.