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Play Like a Girl – Against Modern Football

The last few weeks this GIF surfaced once again on various social networks like Tumblr and Twitter. It shows a glaring look into the distorted world of top tier professional football (soccer) and the strange behaviours therein that many already have internalised and accepted as the norm. First and foremost of course, the images are meant to combat sexism. It shows a contrast to the stereotype of delicate, vulnerable women and…


Thirteen Year Old Girls

Why is society so determined to undermine and disparage the demographic of teenage women and the media that is catered to this group? To a point where the qualification is used as an insult to any sort of media and meant to denounce its value to any other group? At so many occasions I have seen music, films or individual artists or actors being slagged off and disdainfully put aside…


Awesome Women in Game Journalism

Yesterday I found the most appalling, gross article I read in a long time. I’m not going to link, because they don’t deserve our clicks. A gaming website thought it appropriate to dedicate a feature to women in game journalism. It sounds great, but it wasn’t. Because how were these ladies ranked? Based on good looks, sassiness and sex appeal. Good lord. God forbids we would highlight a marginalised group…