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Old March 9 2013, 08:39 PM   #1
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Feminist Frequency's Tropes vs. Women

Anita Sarkeesian is the creator of the website Feminist Frequency. Feminist Frequency is a video webseries that explores the representations of women in pop culture narratives. In May 2012, she started a kickstarter campaign to raise money to create a new series looking into the roles that women play in video games. She asked for $6,000. She ended up receiving more than $150,000.

Unfortunately, despite overwhelming support for this project, gamers haven't responded very well to what they perceive as attacks on their hobby. She has received disgusting, misogynist abuse, had a flash game created where players get to beat the shit out of her, and had her Wikipedia page vandalized with pornographic images.

List of Episodes

Episode 01 - Damsel in Distress (March 2013)
Episode 02 - The Fighting Fuck Toy
Episode 03 - The Sexy Sidekick
Episode 04 - The Sexy Villainess
Episode 05 - Background Decoration
Episode 06 - Voodoo Priestess / Tribal Sorceress
Episode 07 - Women as Reward
Episode 08 - Mrs. Male Character
Episode 09 - Unattractive Equals Evil
Episode 10 - Man with Boobs
Episode 11 - Positive Female Characters
Episode 12 - Top 10 Common Defenses of Sexism in Games

I'll update this post as new episodes are released. I'll give my thoughts on the episode soon, but I wanted to get this up first.
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