Some Reasons Why We Need Women In Gaming



Originally posted on delver:

I was following this story yesterday as best I could while at work. A number of women in the gaming industry were tweeting many of their frustrations, negative experiences, and their general lack of equality within gaming. Not as a male but instead as a decent and rational human being, many of the stories were very disturbing. From tales of outright groping, to dismissing a woman’s promotion as a result of her body type, to ignoring that we have female gamers in the first place: the message is clear. We need to change the culture in gaming.

I am not going to pretend to be a woman, to know what it feels like to be a woman, or even to say that I’ve talked this issue over with a lot of women. I haven’t. I just have a basic understanding that, if the shoe were on the other foot, I’d…

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