The Weight of Thought

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zennistrad:

themundanematt:

Why #gamergate is important

Fun fact: Morgan Ramsay, founder of the Entertainment Media Counsel, did an objective study of how much of gaming journalism talks about sexism or social justice.
To do this, he downloaded 130,524 articles from 37 RSS feeds of 23 outlets, including The Escapist, Rock Paper Shotgun, CVG, Edge Online, Eurogamer, Gamasutra, Game Informer, GamePolitics, GamesBeat, GamesIndustry International, GameSpot, GamesRadar, IGN, IndieGames, Joystiq, Kotaku, Massively, MCV, NowGamer, PocketGamer.biz, Polygon, Shacknews and VG24/7, published over a period of twelve months. He then did a search on how often these games articles mentioned sexism, feminism, or misogyny.
The result? Over a period of one year, 0.41% of 130,524 articles referenced feminism, feminist, sexism, sexist, misogyny, and misogynist explicitly. 
That’s less than half of one percent.
So next time you hear someone whining that “feminism is taking over video games journalism”, what they’re actually whining about is that feminism exists in video games journalism.

zennistrad:

themundanematt:

Why #gamergate is important

Fun fact: Morgan Ramsay, founder of the Entertainment Media Counsel, did an objective study of how much of gaming journalism talks about sexism or social justice.

To do this, he downloaded 130,524 articles from 37 RSS feeds of 23 outlets, including The Escapist, Rock Paper Shotgun, CVG, Edge Online, Eurogamer, Gamasutra, Game Informer, GamePolitics, GamesBeat, GamesIndustry International, GameSpot, GamesRadar, IGN, IndieGames, Joystiq, Kotaku, Massively, MCV, NowGamer, PocketGamer.biz, Polygon, Shacknews and VG24/7, published over a period of twelve months. He then did a search on how often these games articles mentioned sexism, feminism, or misogyny.

The result? Over a period of one year, 0.41% of 130,524 articles referenced feminism, feminist, sexism, sexist, misogyny, and misogynist explicitly.

That’s less than half of one percent.

So next time you hear someone whining that “feminism is taking over video games journalism”, what they’re actually whining about is that feminism exists in video games journalism.

(via clockworkprincess)

shmurdapunk:

the-goddamazon:

extraextraex:

pretty tired of seeing this hair trope on asian characters
EDIT: because three examples wasn’t enough for some of you:


OH WOW.
Why is this a thing?


As soon as I saw this post I thought about Mei Melancon as Psylocke in X-men: The Last Stand

shmurdapunk:

the-goddamazon:

extraextraex:

pretty tired of seeing this hair trope on asian characters

EDIT: because three examples wasn’t enough for some of you:

OH WOW.

Why is this a thing?

As soon as I saw this post I thought about Mei Melancon as Psylocke in X-men: The Last Stand

(via clockworkprincess)

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thetpr:

Black Babies 

thetpr:

Black Babies 

(via anarcho-queer)

Oct 08

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africanrelic:

blvckonly:

dirtyflowerchild:

when people use all of the earth’s resources, how will money help them survive?!

this is amazing 

dear corporations

africanrelic:

blvckonly:

dirtyflowerchild:

when people use all of the earth’s resources, how will money help them survive?!

this is amazing 

dear corporations

(Source: narwhalsonpotbrownies, via tunnelbanana)

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