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
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.
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”
Bettina Rheims, Gender Studies, Exhibition in Berlin (October 20th – December 1st, 2012).