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Feminist Harry Potter Tumblr Makes Us Laugh and Think About Feminism in the Wizarding World

A new Tumblr showed up just a few days ago and I’m already a big fan. Feminist Harry Potter by Kristie L Yandoli, takes images from the film versions of the Harry Potter series and either has characters discussing feminist theory or explores the feminism or lack thereof from characters and situations. It’s at its best when it is pointing out problems or showing how the series shines, the one above and the one of Hagrid (go check out the site to see, I don’t want to take away any traffic the site deserves) made me  smile. Calling it “the Wizarding World” is pretty indicative of how male dominant the magic world is, can’t wait to see more.

The Fighting Game Community IS Sexist and Kotaku Tries to be Ironically Sexist (Just Comes Off as Sexist)

The last few days we got news stories that fuel people who think the video games community is for man-children with a “no girls allowed” policy.

We get an interview from Giant Bomb with professional players, the Tekken Team, in which Aris Bakhtanians said “This is a community that’s, you know, 15 or 20-years-old and the sexual harassment is part of a culture, and if you remove that from the fighting game community, it’s not the fighting game community.”


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