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How Can You Tell if You're Being Sexually Empowered or Objectified? Ask Yourself This Simple Question

How Can You Tell if You're Being Sexually Empowered or Objectified? Ask Yourself This Simple Question
Panel 1 Narrator: You’ve probably heard the argument before. Person 1: (pointing at a feminine person in a stereotypically “sexy” pose) That photo is terrible! She’s being sexuality objectified! Person 2: No it’s not! She can do what she wants with her body! Narrator: It can be difficult to tell the difference between sexual empowerment and sexual objectification when the only distinguishable difference is that one is supposedly “good” and the other “bad.” Panel 2 Narrator: So what is the difference? That is, who is controlling a person’s presence in the sexual situation? (Image of a see-saw, with one end holding one person labeled “looked at,” another person labeled “looking.” Narrator: However, if that person has no or little power, they are being sexually objectified (basically, made like an object instead of a person). (Next to “Sexual Empowerment” is another see-saw labeled “Sexual Objectification.” Panel 3 Panel 4 Narrator: Let’s start here. Panel 5 Panel 6 Panel 7 Panel 8 Panel 9 Panel 10

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