Scapegoating Trolls: Sexism as an Institutional Norm in the Gaming Industry

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  1. Adam says:

    Nicely put. I’d also like more scrutiny at the player level instead of the usual defenders/apologists who rush to defend any man or devs accused of sexism. I’m not sure if I’ve seen worse application of the term “free speech” in regard to video games or politics, haha. When players or devs say stupid shit we gotta call them on it. Players of today are the devs of tomorrow and all that.

  1. January 21, 2013

    […] Elsewhere, on Not Your Mama’s Gamer, Alex Layne reaches a similar conclusion: by blaming sexism in the industry on a few unsavory elements, it ignores the larger institutions tha…. […]