Gamer should be a neutral term, including all kinds of humans who game: women and men; humans of various races; able bodied and disabled; gay, straight, bi, other; cis and trans; young, old and in between; and much more. It should mean that but it doesn’t. Analyze the ways games are designed and marketed, examine […]
Infantalization is an oldie but baddie in the rich pageant of misogyny’s offerings. First you require women to act in immature ways in order to be considered properly feminine, and then you make fun of them for being immature. As a bonus, you then get to sexualize actual children since there’s no distinction between a […]
The FBI apparently doesn’t think so when the person against whom death threats are made is high profile enough: A 27-year old San Antonio man faces felony charges and up to seven years of imprisonment for allegedly using Twitter (News – Alert) to harass and threaten prominent Google executive Marissa Mayer, the company’s first female engineer […]
How does biology explain the low numbers of women in computer science? Hint: it doesn’t.
Sometimes an internet feminist requires the restorative effects of pulp sci fi and imaginary bear ass collecting in order to stave off the despair that sets in after pondering the shitty situation of women under the Patriarchy, and not just in video games but all the time. For example a few weeks ago I got […]