Anita Sarkeesian

Anita Sarkeesian Proves We Still Need Feminism

Dina Vardouniotis | Posted 10.17.2014 | Canada Living
Dina Vardouniotis

Somewhere along the way, we lost track of what the feminist movement stands for and what it doesn't. Just this week, a prominent feminist media critic, Anita Sarkeesian, cancelled a speaking engagement at the University of Utah to talk about the portrayal of women in video games, under threat of a "Montreal Massacre style attack." Really ladies...are we out of the woods yet?

Feminist Anita Sarkeesian Threatened With 'Montreal Massacre Style Attack'

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 10.15.2014 | Canada Living

Anita Sarkeesian, a Canadian-American media critic and blogger at "Feminist Frequency", has been forced to cancel a public speaking engagement at a sc...

Why Being a Woman Working in the Gaming Biz Gets Ugly

Brenda Bailey Gershkovitch | Posted 09.09.2012 | Canada Living
Brenda Bailey Gershkovitch

Just when I think I've come to place of being comfortable in the video game industry, something happens that has made me question what I'm doing here. I'm talking about the harassment and hatred directed at feminist media critic and gamer Anita Sarkeesian. Sarkeesian is experiencing a hostility that many women in the games industry have experienced to varying degrees for many years. And it's ugly.