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Anita Sarkeesian

  1. [UPDATED] Did You Miss Anita Sarkeesian Talking Gamergate On Colbert? We’ve Got The Video For You.

    That happened.

    Creator of Feminist Frequency Anita Sarkeesian surprised us late Wednesday by tweeting this photo of herself sitting at the famous desk of The Colbert Report. Sure enough, just a few hours later she sat with Stephen Colbert himself to discuss the Gamergate movement and online harassment. And The Mary Sue has the video in case you missed it.

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  2. [UPDATED] HOLY FEMINIST FREQUENCY, BATMAN! Anita Sarkeesian is Going to Be On The Colbert Report TONIGHT!

    Anita Sarkeesian, the woman behind Feminist Frequency just tweeted this and I think I may cry I'm so happy.

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  3. Newsweek Drills Down on Percentage of #GamerGate Tweets to Developers Rather Than Journalists, Results Are Predictable

    Predictable by an order of magnitude.

    "The Twitter frameworks show I've BLOCKED more users than Newsweek says sent me negative messages," said Brianna Wu.

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  4. #Gamergate’s Harassment Of Women Hits The Front Page Of The New York Times

    In recent days, #Gamergate has gone from being covered mostly by niche sites to gaining full cultural awareness by the mainstream media. Today, Anita Sarkeesian's story of harassment hit the front page of The New York Times.

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  5. 2014′s GeekGirlCon Was a Much-Needed Home For Diverse Geeks

    When I got back from my fourth GeekGirlCon, held this past weekend in Seattle, I couldn't help but feel a little lonely. While other Canadians were celebrating Thanksgiving, I was spending time with, in a way, my other family. The one that I've seen once a year for the last four years since the GGC started. My people.

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  6. Man Who Sparked Gamergate Says The Movement Is “For The Best” Despite Harassment

    Easy to say when you're not scared for your life, I guess.

    "If I could go back in time and tell myself not to do this. I wouldn’t. That is, I wouldn’t tell myself not to. Because it’s for the best."

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  7. [UPDATED] Major Video Game Associations Condemn #Gamergate’s Harassment Of Women

    Over the last two months, the Gamergate movement has consistently harassed women out of both the gaming industry and their homes. After Anita Sarkeesian was forced to cancel a speech in Utah due to terror threats, she called for the media and the gaming industry to take a strong stage against the "movement" - and now, one of gaming's biggest players is taking up the charge.

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  8. Anita Sarkeesian Cancels Speaking Engagement After Threats Of Campus Shooting

    Well, it's finally happened. Feminist Frequency's Anita Sarkeesian, who's long been a target of harassment and abuse for her work on how women are portrayed in video games, was forced to cancel a public appearance due to safety concerns in light of a threat against her and the institution where she was scheduled to speak. Trigger warning for violence, particularly violence against women.

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  9. You Can Watch Anita Sarkeesian’s XOXO Talk In Its Entirety Right Here

    Listen. Believe.

    "One of the most radical things you can do is to actually believe women when they talk about their experiences." [Trigger warning for rape threats and harassment.]  

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  10. Hey, Remember That One Time Someone Sent Anita Sarkeesian a Bomb Threat Saying They’d Murder a Dozen People?

    I don't want to live on this planet anymore.

    Just when something good comes around and I think it's OK to have hope for the fate of the world again, I see this. Via Kotaku, some jackholes threatened to detonate a bomb at last March's Game Developers Choice Awards unless they revoked Anita Sarkeesian's Ambassador Award. BRB, flying into the sun. Tell my dogs I'll miss them.

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