Posts Tagged: feminism



Thailand Coup D’etat As Military Seize Control

Caption:BANGKOK, THAILAND - MAY 22; The lights are off in the red light district of Patpong after a curfew started at 10pm on May 22, 2014 in Bangkok, Thailand. The Army chief announced in an address to the nation that the armed forces were seizing power in a non-violent coup. Thailand has seen months of political unrest and violence which has claimed at least 28 lives. (Photo by Paula Bronstein/Getty Images)

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Cate Blanchett wins the Oscars on more than one level

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The Representation Project presents a look at how women in the media were treated this year - some high points, yes, but a whole lotta lows. I don’t agree with everything spotlighted as a negative, but overall, it’s a lot to think about.

To spin it in a positive way - I think recently of Steven Universe, with its three diverse female protagonists; Bee and Puppycat, which raised hundreds of thousands; Wendy Davis’ valiant fight for reproductive rights and its international coverage; Catching Fire and Frozen, which did incredibly well at the box office and feature awesome stories of girls rescuing themselves and each other. What were your favourite high points for women in pop culture this year?

Don’t trust the media,.. look further :(

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Some awesome cosplay from GeekGirlCon this weekend!

  • Korra from The Legend of Korra
  • A Dalek from Doctor Who
  • Red from Transistor (an upcoming video game from SuperGiant)
  • A stroller transformed into Mass Effect’s Normandy space ship!

I love them! The Normandy is EPIC!!! XDDD

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Fem-empowered GGG (Good guy greg)

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A tough Wyoming cowboy who just happens to like blouses

Sissy Goodwin isn’t gay; he’s been married for 45 years and has two adult children. As a young man, he was a rodeo cowboy who rode bulls bareback, a free spirit who never shied away from a fistfight. The former aircraft mechanic loves to drink beer, play golf, throw steaks on the grill.

What sets him apart, he says, is what he calls gender independence: He just likes to do most things in a dress.

A resilient guy living it out in Wyoming, a state he refers to as “the Mississippi of the West” for its disposition toward him, Goodwin has been beaten, arrested and glared at for years - but he continues his defiant dressing habits to this day.

Read more from reporter John M. Glionna in a Column One feature.

Photos: Mel Melcon / Los Angeles Times

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This is the third installment in our three part mini-series exploring the Damsel in Distress trope in video games. In this episode we examine the rare Dude in Distress role reversal and then take a look at the use of “ironic sexism” in retro inspired indie and mobile games. We conclude with an investigation of some titles that attempt to subvert or deconstruct the traditional damsel narrative.

Watch The Damsel in Distress Part 1
Watch The Damsel in Distress Part 2

Links, resources and a full transcript is available at

You can also watch and share the stand alone version of our “The Legend of the Last Princess" animation on YouTube.

Captions and Subtitles coming soon!

Great, another must-see for the responsible gamer!

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