Anita Sarkeesian Quotes

Ordinary Women was shot on a soundstage with a professional crew and a professional animation studio creating everything.

I wanted to make feminism more accessible. And I really wanted to engage with my own generation one that is increasingly speaking in an audio/video multimedia language.

Games have a huge impact on our society because the media plays a role in helping to shape our attitudes. So it's not just fantasy.

It is both possible (and even necessary) to simultaneously enjoy media while also being critical of its more problematic or pernicious aspects.

One of the most radical things you can do is to actually believe women when they tell you about their experiences.

The US bombed them back to traditional values â?? feminism does not exist in Japan. While I donâ??t like judging an entire cultureâ?¦that does not excuse them.

There are people I've blocked for a long time who will still respond to every single person that replies positively to me on Twitter. I have quite a few cyber-stalkers like that.

I'm no stranger to a bit of sexist backlash but I was surprised by the level of vicious and misogynist hate I received.

It's been really exciting to work on a collaborative creative team where we got to bounce ideas back and forth and figure out the best one.

I love playing video games but I'm regularly disappointed in the limited and limiting ways women are represented.

I'm really thriving and enjoying being a part of a really vibrant creative team and doing creative work.

I hadn't mentioned but Ching Shih is a pretty villainous character. She is a real person but she was a pirate commander so she probably murdered a lot of people.

The gaming industry has been male-dominated ever since its inception.

Thereâ??s no such thing as sexism against men. That's because sexism is prejudice + power. Men are the dominant gender with power in society.

The struggles of dealing with online harassment is the same harassment that women have been dealing with it's just a new medium in which it's happening.

Developers need to start moving away from the entitled macho-male power fantasy in their games. They need to recognize that there are wider stories that they can tell.

Game studios developers and major publishers need to vocally speak up against the harassment of women and say this behavior is unacceptable.

Some male gamers with a deep sense of entitlement are terrified of change.

Harassment is the background radiation of my life. It is a factor in every decision I make. Any time I tweet something or make a post I'm always thinking about it.

The time for invisible boundaries that guard the 'purity' of gaming as a niche subculture is over. The violent macho power fantasy will no longer define what gaming is all about.

I wouldn't call it a silver lining but with more women speaking up online harassment is beginning to be taken more seriously.

I got to focus on my performance - learning how to perform is something I've been working on both personally and professionally.

Well maybe the princess shouldnt be a damsel and she can save herself.

I really want to help write women back into history.

The power of pop culture stories should not be underestimated and there is an enormous potential for inspirational stories that can have a positive transformative effect on our lives.

The struggles women face today are simultaneously very very old and very new.