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Tropes Vs. Women in Video Games: Damsels in Distress Part 3

This Exists... Because of A Lady

Welcome to the third installment of Feminist Frequency’s investigation of gendered tropes in video games, where we’re still, probably not surprisingly, covering all the bases of the Damsel in Distress: including the not-quite-equivalency of role reversals and the unhelpfulness “ironic” sexism. I know from personal experience that the latter is one of those concepts that still escapes a lot of folks. Enjoy!

Previously in Tropes Vs. Women in Video Games

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