They’ve been playing a long, long game that leads to the death of Roe v. Wade by a thousand procedural cuts. Or for women, death by botched underground abortion.
“That’s crazy. People won’t talk about abortion! They’re afraid to. I’m going to talk about abortion! ABORTION!”
It’d be really great if y’all could figure out a way to impress each other than didn’t involve assaulting or demeaning women.
For Slate, staff writer Lili Loofbourow suggests that men accused of harming women should center the injured in any attempt at amends.
The male glance is what we do to art by women: it’s a look that is quick, it judges, it supposes, and it moves on. It’s what makes art by men serious, and art by women dismissive. “We’ve been hemorrhaging great work for decades,” writes Lili Loofbourow, “partly because we were so bad at seeing it.”