Thursday, August 28, 2014

Truth Matters -- And Telling It Can Be Dangerous

One of the best cultural critics around, Anita Sarkeesian, receives death threats on a regular basis. Why? Because she is a woman, she publishes her writing and videos online, and she dares question the damaging stereotypes that continue to confine women in American culture, especially in the particularly patriarchal world of video games.

Thanks, Rose, for bringing this crazy situation to my attention. Read the story of how the latest threat has forced her to leave her home.

But better than that, enjoy one of her many amazing videos. Here is one of my favorites (which we will be watching at length later this year):

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