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Sexism: a part of gaming

If you’ve been on the internet, you’ve seen the work of a keyboard warrior. Being insensitive is the main ammunition of the typical keyboard warrior - with terms like 'rape' even part of gamer parlance. But one that is frequently overseen is the harassment of women in gaming and the games industry alike. 

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Rape jokes? Gamers really are the worst

Gaming is full of idiots. Yes, all gamers are dumb in their own special way. We’re all products of all-too-passionate competition with faceless others over the internet, fearsome loyalty to duller-by-the-sequel franchises and crude immaturity. A manifestation of this is the disgusting use of the word ‘rape’ in online gaming.  

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Female gaming: sex symbols and action heroines

Would you view a female gaming character like Lara Croft as a sex symbol or an action heroine?
 
When it comes to gaming, female protagonists are mainly characterized with larger hips and breasts wearing skimpy outfits.
  
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Online gaming: a breeding ground for racism?

 

"Globalisation will make our societies more creative and prosperous, but also more vulnerable" (Lord Robertson).

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