Women Aren’t Valued or Taken Seriously Until We’re Dead

The tragic death, and assumed murder, of influencer Gabby Petito has gotten people talking about how the media treats missing and murdered women and how domestic violence is systemically downplayed. But there’s more to it than that.

Goth woman with short hair holding a single red rose, sobbing on a grave marker
Licensed via Adobe Stock

--

--

--

Game dev, writer, small biz & tax consultant to indie devs. Above all, socialist childfree shitposting crazy toad lady from The Fucking Bronx www.sonictoad.com

Love podcasts or audiobooks? Learn on the go with our new app.

Recommended from Medium

5 Reasons Why You Should Use A Menstrual Cup

Why do you call us strong?

Misconceptions of abortion & things to think about

🌸 A woman is like a Flower 🌸

I Will Not Apologise

Little Women: My Childhood Role Model and Adult Dream

Sanitary Napkins, should they be made Free?

A Tribute to bell hooks

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store
Rachel Presser

Rachel Presser

Game dev, writer, small biz & tax consultant to indie devs. Above all, socialist childfree shitposting crazy toad lady from The Fucking Bronx www.sonictoad.com

More from Medium

Women’s Fiction and Chick Flicks Need to Disappear

Shock Horror: The “Crazy Cat Lady” Might Be a Happy Single Woman

Brunette woman holding a cat

The Sister of Gaslighting: Slow Drip

No, Machine Gun Kelly, Love Doesn’t ‘Hurt’