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Sexism in geek culture

2y ago
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Sorry geek culture, no free passes! Playlist for this topic: http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLA0E4B237220156F9 MORE LINKS BELOW! The blog post I mentioned: http://theviciouspixie.blogspot.co.uk/2012/06/pop-culture-vs-geek-culture-i-call.html Another blog post on the image: http://skepticfreethought.com/2012/06/female-pop-culture-vs-geek-culture/ The other videos I mentioned: Internet Misogyny, Trolls and Gendered Comment Abuse: http://youtu.be/g8rr5Tq6MBA Buffy and Willow - Fictional Female Role Models: http://youtu.be/yD5nmq09QO0 Info on Feminist Frequency's harassment: FemFreq's website - http://www.feministfrequency.com/2012/06/harassment-misogyny-and-silencing-on-youtube/ The Mary Sue - http://www.themarysue.com/the-all-too-familiar-harassment-against-feminist-frequency-and-what-the-gaming-community-can-do-about-it/ Ill Doctrine - All These Sexist Gamer Dudes Are Some Shook Ones - http://youtu.be/T9rj3ahynFU "Science: It's a Girl Thing!": The ridiculous video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g032MPrSjFA Sources for the two cartoon images I used: 'Marie Curie' - http://twistedlildoodles.tumblr.com/post/25647602548/i-drew-this-in-response-to-science-its-a-girl 'Pink math' - http://www.smbc-comics.com/index.php?db=comics&id=1962#comic More links: "To My Someday Daughter" on sexism in gaming - http://www.starcitygames.com/magic/misc/22786_To_My_Someday_Daughter.html "Lara Croft and rape stories: breaking down the bitch" - http://www.newstatesman.com/blogs/culture/2012/06/breaking-down-bitch-lara-croft-and-rape-stories Geek Feminism - http://geekfeminism.org/ This Dame: YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/somekindofbecca Tumblr: http://somekindofbecca.tumblr.com Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/beccarothwell Those Pesky Dames: Tumblr: http://thosepeskydames.tumblr.com Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/thosepeskydames Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/thosepeskydames