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    This Week in Gaming

    by and  • October 24, 2014 • News • 0 Comments

    Mo: Stephanie Bryant at over at Mortaine’s Blog does a long takedown of some misconceptions about women’s experiences as writers, creators, and designers in the gaming industry. She talks about pay gaps, time and energy, and access to game education. Check it out! Paizo is hiring a developer! Better yet, they are hiring using...

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    This Week in the News

    by and  • December 30, 2012 • News • Comments Off

    Kira: A thoughtful post about how to navigate success and likeability as a woman on the interwebs. Brie & Kira: Earlier this week, Emerald City Comicon posted their Tales from the Con comic – and plenty of readers responded right away with their objections. ECC took the post down and apologized, but the response from...

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    This Week in the News

    by , and  • December 23, 2012 • News • 3 Comments

    Kira: In the world of “what might have been”, we found out that there were women fighter pilots cut from Star Wars, Return of the Jedi. Do you have a Manic Pixie Dream Girl in your life?  In response to a movement by a thirteen-year-old named McKenna Pope, Hasbro will be releasing a gender neutral...

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    This Week in the News

    by and  • December 16, 2012 • News • 1 Comment

    This post talks about the potential impact flexible work hours could have on women. I couldn’t help but think how this could apply to women in game design too. – Kira   “I believe there’s a misconception that if you put a girl or a woman on the cover, the game will sell less....

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    This Week in the News

    by  • November 11, 2012 • News • Comments Off

    This dad is awesome for making The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker into a game that had pronouns appropriate to his daughter’s preference. This guest post at Skepchick from a mother addressing bullying talks a lot about tolerance, and I think it’s something that applies to far more than just bullying of children –...

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    This Week in the News

    by  • November 4, 2012 • News • 7 Comments

    The Daily Beast gives many, many good points about why it’s time to end the U.S. Military’s female combat ban. Slate featured an article by Rebecca Watson about her experiences after she spoke about sexism in the skeptic community. (Trigger warning: rape, sexual assault.) This article at The Geeky Peacock is awesome. I like...

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    This Week in the News

    by and  • October 28, 2012 • News • Comments Off

    Here is a great article about the commercialization of Breast Cancer awareness. In the wake of Amanda Todd’s death, Slate has an article about a war on 12-year-old girls. This speech on gay rights is full of win. (from wundergeek) Lana Wachowski (director of Cloud Atlas, The Matrix) gave a moving speech recently about growing up...

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    This Week in the News

    by  • October 21, 2012 • News • Comments Off

    A Black Cat cosplayer responds to objectification at NYCC with a sweet shut-down of an announcer. Awesome! A quote from her post: “Don’t keep quiet because you’re scared of what they might say or think- because if you say nothing they will continue to see what they’re doing as OK.” – (from the article)...

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    This Week in the News

    by  • October 14, 2012 • News • Comments Off

    In exciting news, F. Wesley Schneider shared Brie’s Paizo Publishing and Pathfinder – Half Orc Origins post AND posted Meet the Iconics: Imrijka fiction about the half-orc Inquisitor. We’re excited for all of the dialogue with Wes this week! We’d like to hear our readers’ thoughts on the “The Message” movement  (Men Ending Slurs and Sexist...

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    This Week – In the news!

    by  • October 8, 2012 • News • 2 Comments

    To make our readers’ access to the up and coming information in the world of gaming and feminism, we’re combining our news posts! Now, each week will feature a single blog post with news found by our authors – all in one place for you to read, discuss, and enjoy! In please-can-this-happen news, Katee...

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