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The following is a guest post from Samantha Allen: Samantha Allen is a transgender woman and an ex-Mormon. She is also a third-year PhD student in the Department of Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies at Emory University writing a dissertation … Continue reading
Today, in The Escapist, journalist Eileen Stahl writes an intriguing analysis of wimpy women in Japanese role-playing games that hardly deserve the title “heroine.” She links these wimpy women to the tradition of Kabuki theater in 17th century Japan, which both artistically … Continue reading
This is a crosspost from my blog, Nuclear Unicorn, enjoy! When we’re children we’re often taught that great ideas are the product of great minds; blessed ideas that spring forth from the creator’s cranium like Athena from Zeus, fully … Continue reading
by guest contributor Sparky Clarkson Michael “Sparky” Clarkson is a biophysical researcher at a small university in Boston, and is originally from Alabama. He blogs at Discount Thoughts. To a large extent, my enjoyment of a game depends on … Continue reading