Who would know who any of the female beach volleyball Olympic players are with these photos?
Nate Jones, reporter at Philadelphia Metro, found an interesting theme going on from Getty Images of the Olympic beach volleyball games— they only showed the female players bottom half, sans face.
Here are the 3 Getty Images showing female athletes:
Doug Barry, from Jezebel, pointed out that while there may be plenty of objectification of male athletes as well, the (male) photographers at least give them the dignity of including their face as well as their bodies. Jones went on to surmise what would it be like if we objectified all male Olympic athletes the way we do to the female ones?
Hmm.. let’s see:
And if any trolls want to attack me, again, for pointing out sexist shit these are two men this time pointing out the blatant crass sexism. So there you go.