GTFO: A Film About Women in Gaming
Another interesting kickstarter has sprung up this week: GTFO: A Film about Women in Gaming.
What is it and why should you care? the GTFO campaign is a kickstarter to fund a documentary about women in gaming-
GTFO is a film exposing the harassment of women in video games. It features gamers, bloggers, scholars, developers, and other experts.
Neat. But is this importannttt? Despite making up a big portion of the gaming populace, women in gaming are still treated as second class gamers. Sexual harassment, under or misrepresentation, and backlash to their participation in the gaming world are amongst a few issues that female gamers encounter. A gaming world that is hostile to half the population of the world is quite an issue. Bringing this issue to the forefront is the first step in making our gaming world a more accepting and diverse place.