It meant alot to me to know that my article might actually have some impact of some folks.
> Thank you for a totally right-on article about an issue that’s
> disturbed me for a long time. You helped me articulate my own sense of
> what’s wrong, although I believe it goes much further: the absence of
> pictures (and often even mention) of women is a way of removing
> THEM–and not only images of them–from the public realm altogether.
> At the same time, I have personally always felt reluctant to allow
> pictures of myself on the internet. I’m about to launch my own
> website, and agreed to put up a picture of me only as a bediavad–but
> due to your article, I’ve had a complete change of heart and am now
> viewing it as a lechatchilah. Thank you.
> Gila Manolson