The episode continued Sarkeesian's look at the “Damsels in Distress” theme, with footage from nearly 30 video games.
Another gamer has created a gender-friendly hack—this time, one that lets his 3-year-old become the heroine of another game classic: Donkey Kong.
A Facebook post in Sweden that spiraled out of control offers a glimpse into how Facebook deals with threats against women, and it's not pretty.
These events not only shaped the year in fandom but will continue to impact fans long after 2012.
2012 was truly not a good year for female geeks. Here’s how the year looked on a month-by-month basis.
From Andrew Hussie to Amanda Palmer, these are the people who irrevocably impacted fandom in 2012—for better and for worse.