Adam Conover explains the history on Nintendo’s push to push women out of gaming. This is from the episode Adam Ruins Summer Fun of Adam Ruins Everything.
Tracey Lien’s 2013 piece for Polygon reminds us that Nintendo invented the myth that games are for boys.
As a girl who learned web development on Neopets, this is very much true and close to my heart.
I stumbled upon this neat community of women makers the other day. Best of all they are trans/nonbinary inclusive.
This article is a beautiful takedown of the fake feminism people sell. Though, this article fails to mention anything at all about trans issues, who are also deeply effected by mobilized angry white women trying to destroy feminism.
With the recent sexual assault allegations of former people’s champ GrandPooBear, I’ve been thinking a lot about his sudden heel turn, and I think this article hits him on the nose with a newspaper.