#gamergate

What Is GamerGate? Here’s An Explainer For All The Confused Non-Nerds Out There.

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GamerGate is everywhere these days... but what is it? Here's a brief overview.

#Comics

DC’s Plans To Sell More Comics To Women Seems A Little Suspect

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DC wants to appeal to women, but are going about it in a way that seems a wee bit stereotypical.

#video games

Hearthstone Tournament Bans Women So They Can Become ‘A Legitimate Sport’

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A Finnish Hearthstone tournament posted some rules banning women. Guess how that worked out!

#MEMES

The Most Clever And Thought-Provoking #YesAllWomen Tweets

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On Friday night, a scat-gargling douchecanoe committed a misogyny-fueled spree murder, and women are responding with #YesAllWomen tweets.

#Batman

Here Are The Naked Catwoman Panels DC Comics Decided Not To Use

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DC Comics hired Guillem March to draw several pages of Catwoman stripping naked on Batman's lawn. The story was scrapped, but now the pictures are here.

#game of thrones

Now We Have Proof That Many Women Do Like ‘Game of Thrones’ (Not That We Needed It)

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The New York Times and Thrillist suggested women don't like 'Game Of Thrones'. Let's see what actual viewership statistics say about that.

#kickstarter

Anita Sarkeesian Releases ‘Tropes vs Women In Video Games’ Part 2, Jerks Get It Taken Down

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Anita Sarkeesian posted part two of 'Tropes vs. Women in Video Games.' Then it was wrongly pulled from YouTube.

#kickstarter

Damsel In Distress: The First Episode Of Anita Sarkeesian’s ‘Tropes vs. Women In Games’ Is Here

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The first episode of Anita Sarkeesian's controversial-but-should-never-have-been 'Tropes vs. Women In Games' has arrived. Plus, delicious irony.

SEXISM IS OVER

The Fake Geek Girl Not Only Exists, She’s Got A Body Count

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Patrick Willems of Lumberjack Films has put together a satirical video of a fake slasher movie trailer warning us of the danger posed by Fake Geek Girls.

#ART

Meme Watch: The Hawkeye Initiative Hilariously Addresses Sexism In Comics With Sexy Hawkeye

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The Hawkeye Initiative meme began this weekend to replace absurdly-posed female comic book characters with Hawkeye. It is super effective.

UK

Jokes About Sexism In Gaming Culture Sound Better In An English Accent

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The cheeky Brits at OXM made an amusing video about sexism in gaming culture.

#MEMES

Meme Watch: ‘Idiot Nerd Girl’ (AKA ‘Fake Geek Girl’) Is Taking The Meme Back

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The "Fake Geek Girl" / "Idiot Nerd Girl" meme has finally been reappropriated as a means to call out jerks who always question only one gender's nerd cred.

#Comics

Tony Harris Said Some Things, And Now We Have ‘Cosplay Appreciation Day’ In Response

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Comic book artist Tony Harris posted a rant on Facebook about female cosplayers, sparking Cosplay Appreciation Day in the backlash.

#Comics

DC Listens To Internet Criticism, Fixes ‘Catwoman’ Zero Cover

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After much lambasting by the internet, DC Comics has heeded the criticism and fixed Catwoman -- er, fixed the 'Catwoman' zero cover, we mean.

#AMAZON

The 15 Funniest Fake Amazon Reviews Of Bic’s Pens 'For Her'

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Some cheeky Amazon UK customers have posted hilarious fake reviews of Bic's "For Her" ink pens. We've gathered our favorite 15 reviews here.

#kickstarter

Feminist Frequency Kickstarter On Video Games Enrages Trolls, Makes Mad Cash

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Earlier this week, Anita Sarkeesian of <a href="http://www.feministfrequency.com/">Feminist Frequency</a> started a Kickstarter campaign to raise $6,000 for a series of free videos about "<a href="http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/566429325/tropes-vs-women-in-video-games">Tropes vs. Women in Video Games</a>".

#ART

What If Male Superheroes' Costumes Were Designed Like Female Superheroes' Costumes?

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<a href="http://fernacular.tumblr.com/post/17814450235/welcome-to-if-male-superhero-costumes-were">Fernacular</a> grew "tired of guys having no idea why girls find female superheroes' costumes kinda sexist", so she made the series of drawings below to achieve three main goals: 1) Make it so the first thing you think of when you look at them is sex, whether you want to or not.


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