Tropes vs Women in Video Games

Now, I don’t spend much time playing video games (thanks mom and dad for not buying us those Nintendos and Ataris!), but the video series Tropes vs Women in Video Games that Anita Sarkeesian has produced is quite interesting. The series is notable partly for the backlash it received from many (misogynist?) men when Sarkeesian put out a Kickstarter campaign to help fund production of the series. Go and read all about it.

The latest video that just came out (below) is about “Ms. Male Characters” – characters that have been feminized essentially through the use of pink or pastel colours, adding a bow to her hair or giving the character high heeled shoes.

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