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UPDATE: Leigh has called off the event. She writes about why here. Leigh Alexander and Ben Abraham have started an event called “Objectify a Male Tech Writer Day.” Leigh and Ben ask participants to use compliments on a male writer’s … Continue reading
A GDC Online 2012 panel entitled Writing The Unsung Experiences: Gender In Game Storytelling is now available streaming for free from the GDC Vault. The speakers–Leigh Alexander, Jenn Frank, and our own Mattie Brice–tackle the topic of gender and diversity … Continue reading
Geek Feminism has posted a Sexism in Games bingo card made by @fireholly99 that is a must read. I will definitely be saving this one to whip out in the future! [Trigger Warning: Disordered eating, bulemia] In an amazing, thought-provoking and powerfully … Continue reading