Episode 38: Geek Girl in the News: Gender discrimination in game development, FFVII, & female representation in video games
The latest and greatest geek girl news from June 2019 covers gender discrimination in game development, FFVII Tifa’s chest restriction, E3’s sad state of female representation, girls wanting to avoid the “geek” label, and the Amazon/Netflix OTP.
What’s your take on these news articles?
In this episode of Geek Girl in the News, we covered these news stories:
- Man sues Brewdog for sex discrimination against men – and wins
- Twitter Thread About Above Case
- The State Of California Is Investigating Riot Games For Gender Discrimination
- Changing the Narrative: How Janina Gavankar Is Empowering Gamers Walking in Her Footsteps
- Report: E3 2019 was a bad year for female representation in video games
- Square Enix has an ethics department and it told the Final Fantasy 7 remake developers to “restrict” Tifa’s chest
- Bernie Sanders Calls for Video Game Developer Unions
- Computer ‘geek’ stereotype puts girls off subject
- Women Are Missing Out on the Biggest Job Boom in America
- Netflix “Cancels” Good Omens, Amazon Fires Back, and the Internet Is Good, Actually
If you’ve enjoyed this episode, please check out some of our others!
- Geek Discussion: Rising Representation and Diversity in Video Games
- Geek Discussion: Women in Game Development with Three Extra Lives
- Geek Girl Reviews: The Mask You Live In (Exploring Toxic Masculinity)
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