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“Boss Up,” A Nicki Minaj-Themed Game Jam, Tackles Sexist Double Standards

"When I am assertive, I’m a bitch. When a man is assertive, he’s a boss.”

In 2012, Nicki Minaj spoke candidly of the matter-of-fact double standard that characterizes what we expect of women vs. what we expect of men, a short video that inspired the theme of GAMERella and Code Liberation Foundation’s joint game jam this past weekend.

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Twitch’s New “Dress Appropriately” Policy is Founded on Obliviousness

Because sexist dress codes do no one any good.

The 970 million dollar game-streaming service, Twitch, just updated their Rules of Conduct to disallow “sexually suggestive” clothing, including outright toplessness (gasp!).

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