I’ve encountered this as woman who works with digital tech and the internet. The “trolliness” for gamers is worse than the patronizing idiots I had to endure. This is an area where I think educators and progressive education could intervene to make this kind of behavior uncool. I am going to C2E2 to report on race and sexism in Cosplay, and this is a related area “The treatment of women in gaming — as players, developers or cultural critics — is being explored in new documentaries, some begun long before GamerGate and inspired by events and conditions that have been well known for years within the gaming world.

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