Tropes vs. Women in Video Games

A project in San Francisco, CA by Anita Sarkeesian
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In this video series, Feminist Frequency will explore five common and reoccurring stereotypes of female characters in video games
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Funded: $158,917 of $6,000
Dates: May 17th -> Jun 16th (30 days)
Project By: Anita Sarkeesian
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Update On Our Next Three Episodes and More Backer Input

February 4th - via: kickstarter.com
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Kickstarter 2013: Broken records, broken hearts

December 31st - via: gameplanet.com.au
Matt takes a look back at the year that was on Kickstarter: what got funded, what missed out, what was released, and what ran out of cash. (Read More)

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Ms. Male Character

November 18th - via: kickstarter.com
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Tropes vs. Women in Video Games examines 'Ms. Male Character'

November 18th - via: polygon.com
Media critic Anita Sarkeesian released the latest video in her Kickstarter-funded series, Tropes vs. Women in Video Games, that examines female versions of an already established male character. (Read More)

Upcoming Video & Speaking Engagments

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The Damsel in Distress - Part 3

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Taking on games that demean women

June 22nd - via: bostonglobe.com
It’s hard for me to imagine what it must be like to be a woman gamer. As a man, after all, my gender is overrepresented in the world of video games. Most game developers are men. On those rare occasions when games offer up compelling, nuanced characters, they’re almost always male. Plus, when I venture into the online gaming world, no one is going to threaten to rape me or call me a slut. Unfortunately, the opposite is true for female gamers. In short, there’s a pretty stark divide between the experiences of male and female gamers, and that’s why I think Anita Sarkeesian is an important pundit at the moment. (Read More)

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The Damsel in Distress - Part 2

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The Damsel in Distress - Part 1

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