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14 August 2012 @ 11:26 pm
On Creepers  
Because the last two weeks have been eventful in the "being creeped on" category, these things have been on my mind. Link roundup for myself, so I don't have to look these up again when I'm ranting to someone in future: 

Tropes vs. Women in Video Games
-http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/566429325/tropes-vs-women-in-video-games
- Update http://www.feministfrequency.com/2012/08/quick-tropes-vs-women-projec-update/
http://www.uproxx.com/gammasquad/2012/06/feminist-frequency-video-games-kickstarter/
- How Anita Sarkeesian beat the trolls: http://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2012-07-09-anita-sarkeesian

The Readercon Thing
-Timeline: http://blog.bcholmes.org/the-readercon-thing/
-More on Readercon later: http://whatever.scalzi.com/2012/07/31/readercon-harassment-etc/

Which reminded me of the Penny Arcade Dickwolves thing
-http://debacle.tumblr.com/

and the Rebecca Watson Atheism Convention thing (guest starring Richard Dawkins)
-http://communities.washingtontimes.com/neighborhood/not-your-average-read/2011/jul/16/sexism-atheism-Dawkins-Watson-feminists-Skepchick/

Helpful links for creeps!
-With a link roundup of its own: http://arletterocks.tumblr.com/post/26452521377/on-creepiness
-How not to be creepy: http://pervocracy.blogspot.com/2011/07/how-to-not-be-creepy.html
-http://whatever.scalzi.com/2012/08/09/an-incomplete-guide-to-not-creeping/
-http://www.doctornerdlove.com/2011/12/dont-be-a-creeper/all/1/
-http://captainawkward.com/2012/08/07/322-323-my-friend-group-has-a-case-of-the-creepy-dude-how-do-we-clear-that-up/
-http://captainawkward.com/2012/08/11/the-c-word/