What Casting Zoom Bachelor Taught Us About Gender Inequality

A collaboration between Jean Yang and Maria Shen.

Last summer, we were looking for twelve ladies to compete over livestream for San Francisco-based investor Sheel Mohnot’s heart. But we were having trouble. Ladies were turning us down, not out of lack of interest for becoming Mr. Mohnot’s Zoom fiancee at the end of Zoom Bachelor, but out of fear of being harassed and stalked.

When we produced our previous show, Zoom Bachelorette, none of the men we screened for our twelve male suitors worried about harassment. …

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