The Awful Truth Behind Sexual Harassment Of Women Gamers

March 14, 2015 2:17 AM

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The Awful Truth Behind Sexual Harassment Of Women Gamers

Speaking on a panel at indie game convention PAX East in 2012, Jenny Haniver recalled what happened one time when she tried to tell a male gamer about a nearby adversary. "Shut up, bitch," he said over and over again.

Haniver runs Not in the Kitchen Anymore, "a website which documents and examines her experiences as a female gamer through a collection of transcribed audio clips recorded while she games online." Like many other women, she's frequently harassed by male gamers because of her gender and has been for ...

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