tropes vs women
Anita Sarkeesian turns her sights on positive portrayals of women in video games
Jade from Beyond Good & Evil is 'an active, practical, young woman of color who has a job to do.'
On May 12, 2015 by Aja Romano
How Anita Sarkeesian earned her spot on the Time 100 list
Sarkeesian’s courage in the face of adversity is absolutely inspirational.
On Apr 22, 2015 by Carly Lanning
Anita Sarkeesian is documenting her post-Gamergate harrassment
Could you take the heat for a week?
On Jan 28, 2015 by Aja Romano
Awards ceremony received bomb threats over Anita Sarkeesian appearance
The FBI is now investigating bomb threats sent to the Game Developers Choice Awards in March.
On Sep 17, 2014 by Aja Romano
What every conversation on women in gaming is really about
Anita Sarkeesian has 99 problems. They are all misogyny.
On Sep 2, 2014 by S.E. Smith
Anita Sarkeesian was forced to leave her home after receiving online death threats
Her latest video sparked even more hostility, forcing her to call authorities.
On Aug 28, 2014 by Michelle Jaworski
Anita Sarkeesian accuses games of treating women as ‘glorified furniture’
Hot on the heels of a controversial E3 conference, Sarkeesian's latest video came at just the right time.
On Jun 17, 2014 by Aja Romano
Fanartist who accused Sarkeesian of art theft banned from Reddit
Did Anita Sarkeesian steal this Dragon's Lair fanartist's work, or does she have Fair Use? Either way, Reddit's not happy that the artist who complained was banned from doing a Reddit AMA.
On Mar 16, 2014 by Aja Romano
Anita Sarkeesian’s latest ‘Tropes vs. Women’ video may be her best yet
Meet "Ms. Male Character."
On Nov 18, 2013 by Aja Romano
Anita Sarkeesian still can’t catch a break
Comments disabled? Check. Dozens of misogynist tropes? Check. Instant Internet maelstrom? You got it.
On Aug 2, 2013 by Aja Romano
Where Anita Sarkeesian goes, sexism follows—even to E3
It's a familiar thread in gamer culture: the exclusion of women and hostility towards those who try to talk about misogyny in gaming.
On Jun 11, 2013 by Aja Romano
Anita Sarkeesian haters manipulate YouTube, take down new episode
The episode continued Sarkeesian's look at the “Damsels in Distress” theme, with footage from nearly 30 video games.
On May 28, 2013 by Aja Romano
Step aside, Link! Zelda becomes the hero in artist’s concept
In The Legend of Zelda: Clockwork Empire, Zelda is trying to rescue Prince Link for a change.
On Apr 17, 2013 by Lisa Granshaw
Choose your own sexist adventure on Misogyny Island
The object of the satirical web game is to be named the Uber Misogynist.
On Mar 15, 2013 by Aja Romano