Dollhouse-era Joss Whedon in her low-key Feminist Frequency web series, decided to go after misogyny in video games. Her life would never be the same. 

Sarkeesian's biting criticism put gamers on the defensive — and many of them resented her blunt observations about chauvinism in the games they cherished. Though she wasn't the first or only person to openly confront the problem, her message and medium ignited controversy. After four years, 21 videos, and countless threats to Sarkeesian's safety, Tropes vs. Women in Video Games, comes to an end Thursday.  Read more...

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Anita Sarkeesian ends web series that rocked the world of gaming

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Before the bomb threats, GamerGate, or the violent emails and tweets, Anita Sarkeesian had a provocative idea. 

The feminist cultural critic, who’d taken on the likes of LEGO and Dollhouse-era Joss Whedon in her low-key Feminist Frequency web series, decided to go after misogyny in video games. Her life would never be the same. 

Sarkeesian’s biting criticism put gamers on the defensive — and many of them resented her blunt observations about chauvinism in the games they cherished. Though she wasn’t the first or only person to openly confront the problem, her message and medium ignited controversy. After four years, 21 videos, and countless threats to Sarkeesian’s safety, Tropes vs. Women in Video Games, comes to an end Thursday.  Read more…

More about Gender Equality, Gender, Women, Video Games, and Anita Sarkeesian

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