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Watch Anita Sarkeesian on "The Colbert Report"

Last night, Stephen Colbert invited Feminist Frequency founder Anita Sarkeesian to talk about the ... Read more »

Meet the Awesome League of Female Magic: The Gathering Players

This past week at Geek Girl Con in Seattle, I met other women who had seen every episode of The X-Files, played every Legend of Zelda game, read every... Read more »

As Anita Sarkeesian Shows, Online Harassment Can Be a Life and Death Issue

There was a time when people had one answer to online harassment: “Don’t read the comments.” This week, it’s become painfully clear how harassment women endure online is not something we can fix by just ignoring it. Instead, in this era, online harassment can become a life... Read more »

Hate from Sexist Gamer Bros Can't Stop the Work of Feminist Gamers

According to widely circulated study from the Entertainment Software Association, women now outnumber teenage boys among the ranks of videogame players. That’s despite the fact that many best-selling... Read more »

Let's Get Digital: The prejudices—and the potential—of gaming and erotic roleplaying

Illustrations by Amy Martin Ask any World of Warcraft player about “Goldshire” and you’ll likely hear more than a little embarrassed giggling. The small town just outside the human capital of Stormwind is a known hotbed of ERP—shorthand for erotic roleplaying—derided... Read more »

Video Game Company Promises Female Characters but Fails to Deliver

Assassin’s Creed is an extremely popular video game—but it doesn’t let users play as a female character. Originally, development company Ubisoft planned... Read more »

On Our Radar: Feminist News Roundup

Here’s what’s on our radar today! • Here come by the body police: Internet commenters shame pregnant woman about weight lifting. [NYT] • Women make up... Read more »

On Our Radar: Feminist News Roundup

Here’s what’s on our radar today!  • Umme-Hani Khan, who was fired by Abercrombie for wearing a hijab, has won her discrimination case. ... Read more »

In Video Games, Women Are the Voice of Artificial Intelligence

Pacific Rim hit theaters last month and for a movie about large robots fighting off hulking monsters, it has a surprising amount of story. The blockbuster has a woman of color as a main character but, sadly, the... Read more »

Where are the Queer Video Game Characters?

There is some quality gay TV on the airwaves right now. According to GLAAD, about four percent of series regulars in the 2012-13 season were LGBT, many of them on massively popular shows like Glee.... Read more »

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Game Changer: Why Gaming Culture Allows Abuse... and How We Can Stop It

You're a Bolshevik feminist jewess that hates white people… and you expect to be taken seriously when you're “critique-ing” ...

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