I don't see how someone sympathizing with and understand my opinion paints me or female fans or whoever as helpless victims of circumstances.[/quote]
Because the statemnt paints us as things, which are being acted upon by agents. It also misrepresents reality: Female comic fans do not have it tough on one side let alone having it really tough on all sides.
Originally Posted by Wren
In this case he's also stating the opinion that women have it tough in comics, which he is just as capable of noticing as you or I.