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Tag: Stereotypes

Video: Damsel in Distress!
March 10, 2013 • 2 comments • 535 views
Feminism, Media

Anita Sarkeesian’s first video in her series about the representation of women in video games. This video explores how the Damsel in Distress became one of the most widely used gendered cliché in the history of gaming and why the trope has been core to the popularization and development of the medium itself. As a […]

Stereotype Threats and Women in Science
June 24, 2012 • one comment • 603 views
Feminism, Sex & Gender

When I recently watched the video recording of the panel debate from the Women in Secularism conference (which I posted here), a comment Rebecca Watson made about how gender stereotyping affects performance in mathematics and science caught my interest. She referred to a study mentioned in the book Delusions of Gender. I got the reference […]