I'll move on from discussing "Twitch whores" soon enough, but there is one aspect I wanted to highlight: women on YouTube or Twitch tend to focus on themselves. They show cleavage, most of the screen displays them. They are central. More concretely, their looks are. The most popular topoic women cover on YouTube must be makeup. On the other hand, men focus on topics. That's no surprise as you probably wouldn't watch a dude with a PhD in motorcars or Japanese video game trivia for hours on end. Some of the most well-researched channels I have come across just have dudes narrating over video. You don't even see their face.
You can probably see that this easily leads to bogus claims of sexism. Women lack the in-depth knowledge that is apparently required to build a dedicated audience over time, so they let their tits hang out. If their tits look nice, that's enough to create an audience basically instantly. Yet, their tits won't withstand gravity forever. Once they've hit the wall and can no longer compete with younger versions of themselves, it's "sexism". Just imagine you had a few thousand dollars come in month after month because you show some cleavage on Twitter, and six months later Okatu Bob notices that his dick just doesn't respond that well to her anymore so he takes his money to a younger Twitch whore. That must be devastating.
On the other hand, guys have to work hard for their audience. You'll find guys blogging, vlogging or streaming about their niche interests who have not gained much attention at all. Yet, they keep doing it because they are interested or, to use a horribly abused word, passionate about something. I bet a dude like TechRax didn't start creating videos with the intention of making money, even though he's making bank on YouTube these days. (Check out his video on how to mod your iPhone 7 to get a 3.5 mm headphone jack.)
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