There’s a long-standing debate in feminism about sexual empowerment: How do we know when someone is being sexually liberated versus being sexually objectified, since they sometimes can look similar from the outside?
Well, the answer is simpler than you think: The difference is in who has the power.
Check out this informative comic to get an idea of what that means.
The Editors at Everyday Feminism
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To learn more about this topic, check out:
- Why We Need To Stop Conflating Sexual Objectification with Sexual Empowerment
- 3 Ways To Tell The Difference Between Appreciation of Beauty and Sexual Objectification
Ronnie Rene Ritchie is a Contributing Comic Artist for Everyday Feminism, an illustrator, and storyteller working out of Peterborough, Ontario. Since graduating from the Pacific Northwest College of Art in Portland, Oregon with a BFA in Illustration, Ronnie has had work featured in galleries and sex shops across North America, and their autobiographical webcomic, GQutie, has seen its popularity soar online. Learn more about GQutie, Ronnie’s illustration, or follow them on Twitter @ronithebear.