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fandomsandfeminism:

how-to-vidya:

The evolution of girl gamers

Boy gamers are so self-centered they act as though women haven’t been playing video games for decades, and then act horrified when the female gamers who have always been there actually become visible and vocal about the rampant misogyny that has infected the gaming world. 

Like seriously, how entitled do you have to be that women saying “it sure would be nice if I wasn’t treated like shit while enjoying the games I play” translates to “I must be catered to” when video games have LITERALLY been catered to men for decades? 

(Reblogged from fandomsandfeminism)

makeoutpoint:

Bully

  • Fueled by my anger at Kojima Productions’ MGSV Ground Zeroes for being one of the bigger misogynist fuck ups in gaming history, I came to terms with who the real bullies are now.
  • For note, I am a huge fucking fan of previous MGS installments. I let the rampant misogyny slide for the sake of having fun. But with this…I feel fucking betrayed.
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ladyshinga:

laughterbynight:

composed-of-wires:

havendancehero:

bigbardafree:

this video is entitled “tumblr feminists” and i prepared myself to get angry before watching it but damn if it isn’t spot on

"What they are really saying is that they hate women. They hate women with opinions who are honest and angry."

I thought this was gonna be cissexist and then it wasnt

So, I’m fucking in love. Anyone else?

I want to buy this woman a drink.

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riansygh:

Mar 5th
Today I witnessed something amazing. Almost in stark contrast to yesterday, today I saw tangible impact of lady-representation in comics.

At the bookstore I work at, we have a dedicated Adventure Time section. This family came in and those kids were SO EXCITED to see their favourite characters in comics. I talked them through each OGN and series compilation, explaining what they all were and in what order they should be read, and this little girl’s entire life was changed. You could see it on her face.

The moment I mentioned Kate Leth (and that, yes, she is a girl.) this little girl’s face lit up like Christmas morning. I don’t know if it just never occurred to her that girls can work in comics but the excitement and wonder that left the store in her was a privilege to see. I ended up selling them the Fionna & Cake’s, all the OGN’s, and an AT doodle book. She left begging her dad to help her learn how to draw Marceline comics. (And he was happy to comply!)

Kate Leth has left an everlasting impression on this little girl just by existing and working in the industry. I honestly hope to someday be able to see such an impact on someone from my own work. Ladies in comics is important. The representation on the page, and behind them, is important. Having a reflection of yourself in the content you enjoy is important. I hope that little girl grows up to be a famous comic author someday.

It was a very good day.

(Reblogged from riansygh)

yanavaseva:

Inspired by The Female Armor Bingo, I present to you my short guide to armor bust areas, to better help you decide what to wear :P

Any resemblance to particular armors, living or dead, is purely coincidental. Well… mostly.

(Reblogged from yanavaseva)

mistahjslover:

A better look at Arkham Knight’s; Harley Quinn!

Head over to Mistah J’s Lover for Moar of Harley’s Madness!

Want just funny comic panels? Amusement Mile

Or, Join me while I read 713 Batman issues in 365 days

I really dislike this design for Harley Quinn/ Dr. Harleen Quinzel.

The original created by artist Bruce and writer Paul Dini remains the best. It actually fits her villain moniker and personality. Harley Quinn wears an outfit inspired by a harlequin, obviously. The thing is the allure of Harley Quinn’s character comes from her going against the norm. It seems like most miss that, including DC Comics.

She’s not voluptuous or this eye-candy, say comparatively to the majority of versions of Rogues Gallery member Pamela Isley/Poison Ivy. That’s Ivy’s shtick. She’s supposed to be viewed as seductress: it is an innate part of her character. …Which is why she wears pretty much nothing, in most of her designs.

For Harley, she’s fun and can be occasionally flirty. That’s why she’s so beloved. Visually, this Arkham Knight take doesn’t say that. With each redesign, what has defined Harleen since her creation in the 90s becomes more lost. I’m sure her unfortunate portrayal in the New 52 has had definitely contributed to it.

(Reblogged from mistahjslover)

rosalarian:

Feminism is having a wardrobe malfunction.

Does your brand of feminism remove barriers for women, or simply move them around? Does is expand options for women, or does it just shift them? You don’t liberate women by forcing them to choose option B instead of option A. What is comfortable for you might not be comfortable for someone else, and it’s entirely possible that what you see as oppressive, other women find comfortable or even downright liberating.

Before you think the girl in the middle is a strawman, let me tell you I used to be her, back in my misguided youth. I considered myself the standard to which other people should adhere. But that was stupid. It’s not up to me to tell people how to dress, and it’s much nicer to let everyone choose for themselves.

Some women would feel naked without a veil. Some women would find it restrictive. Some women would feel restricted by a bra. Some women would feel naked without one. Some women would feel restricted by a tight corset. Others love them. Some wear lots of clothes with a corset. Some only wear the corset and nothing else. What makes any article of clothing oppressive is someone forcing you to wear it. And it’s just as oppressive to force someone not to wear something that they want to wear.

(Reblogged from itswalky)