This evening I began research for a new comic project and, key to one the central themes, I typed into Google “The psychology of misogyny”. I was hoping to find a professional summary of misogyny and what the root causes of this can be. Instead I got a perfect example of how ingrained sexism is.
The first article I clicked through to, on Pychology Today, had this banner ad above the article:
There’s almost nothing left to say about this; I go online to search for why some men objectify and denigrate people of the opposite sex, and am presented with advertising that assumes this is the default mindset.