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The Fantastic #1ReasonToBe session at GDC 2013

This week I was fortunate enough to attend the Game Developers Conference and sit in the crowd for the #1ReasonToBe session.  It was arranged as 6 smaller microtalks, filling up its hour long time slot to the brim with interesting, … Continue reading

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My More-Than-#1ReasonWhy

Trigger warning: Slut-shaming of a minor, harassment. A hashtag is going around Twitter in which women and their allies are using #1ReasonWhy to explain why there aren’t more women in the game industry.  It’s a sobering and very personal look … Continue reading

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#1ReasonWhy: Female Game Devs Speak About Marginalization in the Industry

Yesterday, a Twitter user asking that tired question of “why aren’t there more female game creators?” launched the hashtag #1ReasonWhy, which quickly grew as women and men in the game industry shared stories of sexism and marginalization–reasons there aren’t more … Continue reading

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