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active 3 years, 6 months ago
  • kay commented on the blog post Cowardice, courage and street harassment   3 years, 7 months ago · View

    Yes You’re right on with that! Please, men, don’t brush off our stories about this. I tell my husband about these things, have for years, but I’ve never gotten a satisfactory reply. Part of that is that it’s hard to respond to something like that. It happened in the past and it’s hard to decide [...]

  • kay commented on the blog post Where are the women-run startups?   3 years, 7 months ago · View

    Thank you for this! I’m in the process right now of trying to get funding for my own tech startup, so this is really inspiring!

  • kay commented on the blog post Creating Female Game Characters   3 years, 7 months ago · View

    I see what you’re saying about low/high stereotype options,but I’d argue that we’ve already got high stereotype options all over the place. Simply by creating female characters that are almost always hyper-sexualized and/or in need of rescue/overly emotional/ not main characters you have a high stereotype game, but it doesn’t confront any of these. Also, [...]

  • kay wrote a new blog post: Creating Female Game Characters   3 years, 7 months ago · View

    Happy Saturday! Here’s a treat for the gamers among us: I recently watched this Escapist video: True Female Characters . It’s basically a quick overview of ideas on how to create realistic female characters for video games. I’ll throw it to the community for comments, but there were two points that I liked. The first was that [...]

  • kay wrote a new blog post: Looking to contribute   3 years, 7 months ago · View

    So things have been crazy lately. Reproductive rights are under attack just about everywhere, and the job situation is abominable. I’ve received a lot from feminism and from women’s services. I’d like to donate, but don’t have the money to do so. I thought maybe getting a job in a place that does these kind [...]

  • kay wrote a new blog post: Publishing for beginners   6 years ago · View

    So I’ve recently graduated from college. As a part of that, I was required to pen an academic paper on the topic of my choice relating to my major. When it was halfway done, the teacher told me to find places to publish it, because having something published looks really great on a resume, and because [...]

  • kay wrote a new blog post: Crossroads   6 years, 3 months ago · View

    So here I am closing in on the end of college. Recently I’ve gotten very interested in media and women’s issues, and how the two come together, women’s representation in media, etc. I"m currently an animation student, and I"m wondering where to go after graduation. Since there’s this awesome community, I thought I"d tap it for [...]

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