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Interview: Anita Sarkeesian, games, and Tropes vs. Women

It must have been an exciting experience for Anita Sarkeesian during her Tropes vs. Women in Video Games Kickstarter project. Broadcast under the name of her hosting site, Feminist Frequency, where Tropes vs. Women originally gained internet popularity, the proposed gaming-centric season of the video series easily met its funding total of $6,000 after only one day. This was testament to the demand for a high-quality critique of the medium through a feminist lens.
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Damsel In Distress: The First Episode Of Anita Sarkeesian’s ‘Tropes vs. Women In Games’ Is Here

Genres / Sci Fi : Gamma Squad (2 years ago)

Last June, Anita Sarkeesian of Feminist Frequency launched a Kickstarter to fund a series of free YouTube videos about “Tropes vs. Women in Video Games“. What happened next was, sadly, all too predictable when any woman mentions the... Read Post

Anita Sarkeesian Schools Stephen Colbert on ‘GamerGate’

Entertainment : Speakeasy - WSJ.com (2 months ago)

"The Colbert Report" host Stephen Colbert got together with Feminist Frequency creator and gamer critic Anita Sarkeesian to discuss how women are portrayed in video games. Read Post

Here's Anita Sarkeesian's Second 'Tropes vs. Women In Games' Video

Entertainment / Video Games : Kotaku (2 years ago)

Feminist Frequency blogger/video host Anita Sarkeesian is back with the second in her "Tropes vs. Women in Games" series, in which she analyzes sexist tropes in video games. The first video in the series looked back at the origins o... Read Post


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