Nathan R – Anita Sarkeesian’s Online Harassment

We’ll talk about this in class, but check out this (definitely NSFW) blog post detailing the harassment and misogyny Anita Sarkeesian encountered for daring to mount a kickstarted to produce her series of videos about sexism in games. It’s rather shocking.

http://www.feministfrequency.com/2012/07/image-based-harassment-and-visual-misogyny/

(Thanks to my colleagues Kelly Bergstrom and Florence Chee whose excellent presentation on these topics last year inspired this week’s readings and lecture!)

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