BE a MAN

In Sweden, as in many other countries in the world, women get less paid than men for the same job. The easiest way to get a raise: become a man. This video is from one of Sweden’s Unions campaign (Kommunal) for equal salaries. Women can upload photos of themselves digitally becoming a “man”. You can visit the campaign website at beaman.se

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My new Favourite: Anita Sarkeesian vs. Gender Stereotypes in Video Games

Listening to the CNN-News today I stumbled upon a media researcher, Anita Sarkeesian. Her field of interest is mostly female stereotypes in video games and also other kind of media.

Anita Sarkeesian + Research Materials

She casts pretty fun to watch (at least from my perspective) videos on her website www.feministfrequency.com and also on her YouTube Channel, that give a serious analysis on male and female characters and stereotypes in video games. There are equally interesting for social scientists and the general public. Continue reading “My new Favourite: Anita Sarkeesian vs. Gender Stereotypes in Video Games”