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Travel Day: DFW --> SFO --> SEA

My BFF & I are spending the weekend in Seattle for Geek Girl Con (#GGC15). She flew from Austin to Dallas this morning, then we flew from there to SFO, then finally onto Seattle. 100 more words


Galactic Suburbia 129

In which we explain the metaphorically violent nature of Australian politics, celebrate the return of Feminist Frequency and our faces are on the internet.
And I am late in posting this!
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Baseless accusations against #GamerGate make online harassment worse

I am a relative latecomer to the whole concept of #GamerGate. I knew that they professed a belief in journalistic integrity, called themselves gamers, and cared about the narrative spun by the popular gaming media. 518 more words


Episode 124: Feminism and Me (Part 1)


Last week, I talked about the bad image gamers have on the Internet. I explained that it’s likely only a very small minority of people that are actually giving the overall gaming population a bad name and, from my perspective, it’s the anonymity that the Internet offers that facilitates the behavior. 1,062 more words

Robin's Adventures

Critique of Anita Sarkeesian's "Women as Reward" videos

After a long absence, Anita Sarkeesian of Feminist Frequency is back with another critique of the video game industry’s treatment of female characters, this time with her video “Women as Reward.” This is her longest video yet, and is supplemented by a second video, “Women as Reward – Special DLC Mini-Episode.” 2,491 more words

Video Games

Feminism and the UN

Like most people, over the past couple of weeks I have been following the plight of the Syrian refugees as their misfortunes and struggles have been aired on prime time TV,  I have also  asked myself what organisations such as the United Nations are doing to try to bring the fighting in Syria to a peaceful conclusion. 1,966 more words

3rd Wave Feminism