[REBLOG - because this needs to be said] Sexism and the John Green Effect in my Twitter Timeline.

Reblogged from The Reading Perusals of Rose Summers:

 

Same story, two VERY different tweets/headlines, and even in the tweet that acknowledges Susan Straight (who is receiving a LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD), it barely manages to keep her in the text of the tweet. 

 

Click the images to read the associated articles and marvel at how a "Distinguished Professor of Creative Writing" who oversees a graduate program and has been writing children's books for over twenty five years is overshadowed by a man who's been writing for less than half that long, who has a large following on YouTube.