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From GamerGate to Pizzagate: How the Harassment of Women in Gaming Emboldened…

In February 2016, the Washington Post published an article by Caitlin Dewey entitled, “In the battle of Internet mobs…
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iconTropes vs Women in Video Games: Sinister Seductress

This episode of Feminist Frequency explores how female villains in games very often function to demonize femaleness itself, drawing…

iconTropes vs. Women in Video Games: Are Women Too Hard to Animate?

This episode of Tropes vs. Women in Video Games examines the general lack of female representation among standard enemies…

iconTropes vs. Women in Video Games: Lingerie is Not Armor

This episode explores the ways in which female characters are frequently placed in wildly impractical, sexualizing outfits specifically designed…

iconTropes vs Women in Video Games: Strategic Butt Coverings

In this episode of Tropes vs. Video Games, Feminist Frequency examines the ways in which designers often employ camera angles…

Speak Up & Stay Safe(r), A New Safety Guide From Feminist Frequency

Feminist Frequency, an educational resource dedicated to exploring representations of women in pop culture, has just published a new…

Anita Sarkeesian Receives Warm Welcome From UMASS Amherst

Last week the University of Massachusetts Amherst welcomed Anita Sarkeesian as a guest lecturer for their year long lecture…

Why South by Southwest Still Has It Wrong

The right to free speech is one so enshrined both in American law and discourse that it’s disconcerting to…
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Anita Sarkeesian and Zoe Quinn Discuss Harassment at GeekGirlCon

Last weekend was GeekGirlCon, an annual convention in Seattle focused on women in nerd culture. Special guests Anita Sarkeesian…
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Zoe Quinn Among Many Disappointed in U.N. Cyber Violence Report

Recently, the United Nations Broadband Commission released a controversial report titled “Cyber Violence Against Women and Girls.” It quickly came…

icon[Commentary] Women as Reward - Special DLC Mini-Episode

A look at how women’s bodies are used not just as a reward for in-game actions but also, via…

icon[Commentary] Women as Reward - Tropes vs. Women

This episode explores the numerous ways in which the Women as Reward trope manifests in video games. The trope…

icon[Interview] Anita Sarkeesian on The Colbert Report

“Feminist Frequency” creator Anita Sarkeesian weighs in on the Gamergate controversy and the pervasiveness of sexism in video games.

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