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Research Claims There’s A Connection Between Sexist Video Games and Rape A recent study coming out of Stanford is claiming that there’s a scientific connection between sexist video games and rape. Honestly, the study is more about a connection between … Continue reading

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Tropes vs Women in Video Games – Part 3:Damsel in Distress

The third installment in the Tropes vs Women in Video Games series has been released today. I’m not going to say anything about it,  but here’s a brief description: This is the third installment in our three part mini-series exploring … Continue reading

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Tropes vs. Women in Games Ep. 2

This is just a quick one: A few days ago Anita Sarkeesian released her second Tropes Vs. Women in Games episode, focusing on the trope of the damsel in distress in recent video games. There’s is nothing I can say … Continue reading

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Female Employee Calls out Game Developer Boss’ Sexism with Awesome Prank This is just a bit of great and funny news. A post that originated on “The Hawkeye Initiative”(which if you haven’t already gone and checked out you should do … Continue reading

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How Objectificiation Hurts Video Games (Caution, main picture on the article is a little on the NSFW side) Here’s an article that was posted on the NYTimes Live site. To be honest, it’s not the greatest article, but it brings … Continue reading

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Misogynism in Video Games: Struggles and Solutions This interesting article hit the web last week. It chronicles one female’s gamers struggle towards acceptance in both her online communities and her real world gaming community. “A lot of ‘gamer’ guys just … Continue reading

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Girl Scouts Giving out Game Design Badges Last week the Girl Scouts of Greater Los Angeles introduced a game design merit badge for scouts to promote women in the field of game design and programming. “Our ultimate goal is to … Continue reading

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