This article uses statistics to show that women perform far better in self-publishing where there is no arbitrary glass ceiling, which means that the discrimination against women in traditional publishing is still very high. Well, duh. I've been saying a lot of this for years. I've done the traditional route and I've done crowdfunding. Traditional is like a sewing machine: great if you can get it to work, but it's finicky and a pain in the ass. Crowdfunding is like hand-sewing, my actual output is much faster, the quality is better, and people stand around going, "Holy cow, how did you make all this stuff?!"