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Con$ent Is $exy: The Imagined Racket of Social Justice
'When you accuse an activist of adopting social justice as their “personal brand”, by holding someone’s personal investment in fighting the oppression which actually seeks to hurt them, you are taking the side of the oppressor.'
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19 hours ago by mappings
@4xisblack on abuse

<@4xisblack> Sometimes I try to imagine hating Anita Sarkeesian and I just can't do it
<@4xisblack> She's like the Neil deGrasse Tyson of videogames, just seems super pleasant
<@4xisbl...
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2 days ago by shadowspar
New Statesman | Tropes vs Anita Sarkeesian: on passing off anti-feminist nonsense as critique
Heh, awesome opening quote to boot:
Hello, and welcome to Tropes vs Anita Sarkeesian. Today, we're going to be looking at the representation of Anita Sarkeesian on the internet, as part of an examination of the wider issues affecting those women who appear online with opinions.
gaming  freaspeach  geekfeminism  critique 
2 days ago by shadowspar
Announcement: Readers who feel threatened by equality no longer welcome | games.on.net
RT @gamesonnet: Announcement: Readers who feel threatened by equality no longer welcome.
gaming  sexism  geekfeminism  harassment  diversity 
2 days ago by shadowspar
Dan Golding — The End of Gamers
On the evidence of the last few weeks, what we are seeing is the end of gamers, and the viciousness that accompanies the death of an identity.
geekfeminism  gaming 
3 days ago by puzzlement
Volunteer to help mentor one of 16 women starting a career in programming - Meta Stack Overflow
Stack Exchange is looking for women developers to be mentors for women taking part in a developer bootcamp. Their post generates over 100 comments in 5 hours with no shortage of hand wringing about "sexism" (by preferencing female mentors) and "affirmative action". There is even the dire warning, "The distance from here to C+= is not far." [C+= : http://geekfeminism.wikia.com/wiki/C_Plus_Equality]
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3 days ago by pfctdayelise

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