Category Archives: equality

BBC’s The Women Challenging Sexism in E-Sports

A quick one to share today: Apart of their 100 Women of 2016 series, a series of videos and articles about influential women in varying industries, the BBC has put together a video and accompanying piece about women in the … Continue reading

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Voice Actors Are Striking: Why You Should Care

For the last couple of weeks SAG-AFTRA, the union that represents many voice actors in the video games industry, have been picketing and striking outside of major video game developers and tomorrow, Nov.17th, they plan to picket Insomniac Games in … Continue reading

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Capcom Investing In Benefits To Keep Female Employees

Really Quick one today: Japanese game developers have traditionally been slow towards creating more diverse work staffs, which makes Capcom’s announcement that they’ll be investing in medical benefits to encourage employees with children to stay with the company. In their … Continue reading

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Vice’s “The Invisible People: Why Asians Need to Be Better Represented in Video Games”

Vice News posted an article by Khai Trung Le entitled “The Invisible People: Why Asians Need to Be Better Represented in Video Games” that discusses the the lack or representation and misrepresentation of Asians in video games. It’s an interesting … Continue reading

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An/Other: A Game That Simulates Everyday Racism

Video Game designer Jordan Sparks has created a game that simulates what it’s like to be black living in Toronto, Canada. The game “An/Other” is Spark’s attempt to demonstrate how racism is embedded in society through the interactive medium of … Continue reading

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Racist Games: Street Fighter 2

It’s time once again to look through the library of video games and examine some of the good ol’ fun themes of racism in some of our favorite and least favorite games. Today’s racist game is one of the most … Continue reading

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Polygon’s “No Skin Thick Enough:The daily harassment of women in the game industry”

No Skin Thick Enough Today Polygon posted this piece on their site. It’s an piece about the myths and realities of harassment against women in the video game industry by Brianna Wu. It features the real life experiences of several … Continue reading

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