How You’re Alienating Women in the Photo Industry (And Don’t Know It)

As a woman, I can only speak to the microaggressions directed in gender-specific ways towards myself.

It’s been years of subtle stripping of humanity, constant questioning of my intellect, experience, and skill, and underminings of my opinions and feelings. I’ve already written about quite a few. Here, however, I’m speaking to a broader picture – the sense that we don’t belong because we didn’t pass enough ‘”tests” with a gearhead, or a demeaning comment about women was made in your presence, and how that divides and alienates women from the photographic community.

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