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Podcast Episode 71: Feminism and Harassment in Gaming and Nerd Culture

Posted by Matthew on August 30, 2014
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Awesome Friday

This week on a very special episode of Awesome Friday we discussed the ongoing situation in the gaming world for the last two weeks; namely the harassment of video game developer Zoe Quinn and video game critic Anita Sarkeesian.

None of us are surprised at the levels of rage and misogyny directed at these women but each of us reacted in similar but different ways and though we had intended to touch on the subject and then carry on with our regular movie, game, and book reviews and recommendations we ended up talking about this for over an hour.

Suffice to say this episode of our podcast has different content than you’re used to hearing from us but it’s a discussion we didn’t want to avoid having and the result is a conversation we’re all glad we had and are looking forward to sharing with all of you.

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