How Misogyny Impacts Lesbians

Some people seem to think that lesbians aren’t as subjected to misogyny as straight women are–and that’s just not true. All women are turned into sexual objects–even lesbians.

Here to set the record straight about how misogyny affects lesbians is Arielle Scarcella. Watch her explain a few of the ways lesbian women are objectified, oppressed, and marginalized.

Note: This video was originally released in May 2014.

Arielle Scarcella is New York-based vlogger, designer, and proud lesbian. She’s the founder of the non-profit Project Toasty, an organization dedicated to building confidence in young teens. Arielle’s two YouTube channels feature videos about everything from love, sex, gender, and life. Follow her on Twitter @arielleishammin.