Feminist Frequency Brings Gamer Culture into Focus

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A Kickstarter project by Feminist Frequency has exposed the misogynistic culture of gaming to wide view. We have two stories on the topic recommended by the editor for you. The first is the one highlighted below from Geek Feminism which explains the facts of the story. Read it first. Then come back and take a look at a post from The Mary Sue that relates the facts but also shares opinions and ideas about what can be done. The second post is The All-Too-Familiar Harassment Against Feminist Frequency, and What the Gaming Community Can Do About It. Read them both and share any thoughtful ideas you may have as to what can be done about gaming culture.

At Geek Feminism, they write,

Recently Anita Sarkeesian (one of my tech savvy, feminist heroes) started a Kickstarter for a new series of Feminist Frequency videos focusing on women and tropes in video games.

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Gamer Chick by Mustafa Sayed via Flickr

Read more from The Thickest Skin: Backlash to the Feminist Frequency Kickstarter at Geek Feminism


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