Anita Sarkeesian’s New Tropes Vs. Women Series is Awesome

Anita Sarkeesian didn't let male gamer trolls deter her from successfully funding her Kickstarter on oversexualized tropes of women in video games — in fact, her project raised more than 26 times her original goal of $6,000 thanks to all the added publicity. Revenge is extra sweet when it's ironic, lucrative and shuts … » 3/08/13 5:00pm 3/08/13 5:00pm

Female Video Game Exec Says It's a 'Cop-out' to Claim the Industry is…

Gabrielle Toledano, executive vice president and chief talent officer of Electronic Arts, doesn't think the video game industry is sexist, according to her recent Forbes op-ed. Moreover: she thinks it's a "cop-out" to "blame men for not creating an attractive work environment." » 1/21/13 2:20pm 1/21/13 2:20pm

Hey, Let's Make a Video Game So We Can Beat Up a Female Critic of Video …

Anita Sarkeesian didn't set out to piss off an army of male gamers when she launched a Kickstarter to raise money for a project that aimed to examine cliched, oversexualized tropes of women in video games. But apparently, daring to say anything bad about video gamers being sexist is enough to amass an entire army of… » 7/06/12 6:10pm 7/06/12 6:10pm

Nerd Dads Discover Women are People After Having Baby Girls

Almost 100 years after being granted the right to vote and several decades after the Women's Movement, it seems there are still many, many men — especially in the sweaty boys' locker room of internet nerdery — who don't quite grasp the fact that women, like them, are actual human people with intelligence and worth. But … » 7/05/12 3:40pm 7/05/12 3:40pm