Back with more insightful analysis is Anita Sarkeesian. The idea of but what about the male in distress plot point is dicusses as well as framing the issues within the bounds of our society.
I’m still waiting for Drakken to be redone and released, not only does it start a female protagonist, but . . . → Read More: Dead Wild Roses: Damsels in Distress: Part 3 – Tropes vs Women
Ms.Sarkeesian continues her video series about the misogyny prevalent in video games.
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Oh, those women, they just want to have power over men. Evil feminists that don’t see the FACT that men and women are treated equally now…
Pardon me while a expunge the neurons used to formulate those sentences… *splork*… Ahh…all better. Like it or not, video games are a fairly big part of our . . . → Read More: Dead Wild Roses: Damsel in Distress – Tropes Vs Women in Video Games
More than any of the tropes discussed in the last month the Straw Feminist is the one that I run into the most. Making up an version of the issues that you’re trying to hate-on makes for easy, but dishonest arguments from those who oppose feminism (racism, socialism, equality rights in general) and its . . . → Read More: Dead Wild Roses: Tropes Vs Women – The Straw Feminist
Amazing how a little pregnancy can spice up a show. Hollywood’s depiction of pregnancy, giving birth and the physiological and psychological strains associated with the ordeal are, of course, way off base. On the upside, it makes for a great episode…
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Women getting squished into yet another trope that reflects poorly on our society. This time with help of the feminist frequency we observe how women are held up as objects of objectification and ridicule at the same time. Patriarchy is good at that giving women two choices both equally bad the Madonna/whore trap coming to . . . → Read More: Dead Wild Roses: Tropes vs Women – The Evil Demon Seductress
Ah yes, tokenism at its best. Just imagine the dudely outrage when called out on this particular trope. See! See! We have a female character… oh wait.
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Popular culture certainly has it in for women, they wind up dead surprisingly often.
Oh and a link to the actual site of the WiR trope.
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Patriarchy hurts both women and men. This the first of in a series of examinations of popular culture presented with a feminist critique.
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Oh the legions of butthurt MRA’s and Nice Guys are trolling the comments on this particular video. “Dear God!,”they say,”what about the men?” can be heard reverberating the intertubes. Wednesday is going to be an examination of the series on video games from a feminist perspective. Enjoy the ride.
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