Tag Archives: rape culture

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Rape Jokes

I am a woman who is into the geekier pursuits. I spend most weekends playing Pathfinder with my group, for instance. And I love video games and just about anything sci-fi or fantasy. Here’s my problem: I am also a … Continue reading

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Playing as Women. Playing as Ourselves.

As of 2013, 45% of all gamers are women. We’re more visible in some genres than others, which make some people think we’re not playing certain games. We’re here. We play. But we also know what will happen if we … Continue reading

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My Hollywood Nightmare

 Trigger Warning: Description of PTSD flashback. Many people will treat themselves to a movie or television to relax and let their mind go. This is a normal every day experience for many, but not for me. When I was seventeen, … Continue reading

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Walking Home Alone (Part 2)

 Trigger Warning: Description of violent attacks I am a woman in my mid/late twenties and I consider myself very lucky: I have only been physically attacked twice in my life.  Once when I was eleven walking home from school, and … Continue reading

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Walking Home Alone (Part 1)

Trigger Warning: Description of violent attacks I am a woman in my mid/late twenties and I consider myself very lucky: I have only been physically attacked twice in my life.  Once when I was eleven walking home from school, and … Continue reading

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