I was interviewed for this week’s Entertainment Weekly (March 8, 2013) about female video game characters and gendered harassment in gaming.
I was recently interviewed by GamesIndustry International about my Kickstarter Project, online harassment, false equivalencies and what I’d like to see change in the industry.
Read the full interview - Woman Vs. Internet: How Anita Sarkeesian beat the trolls
It’s important that we speak out collectively and say, “It’s not OK to constantly portray women as sexualized objects for male desire. We want genuine female characters!”
I want complex female characters because it will make games and gaming better overall, more diverse, and more innovative. Making gaming better is not just good for women and girls; it’s good for people of all genders.
Read the entire interview over on GameSpot "From Samus to Lara: An Interview with Anita Sarkeesian of Feminist Frequency"