• Save
VAW SP2013
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in...5
×
 

VAW SP2013

on

  • 123 views

 

Statistics

Views

Total Views
123
Views on SlideShare
123
Embed Views
0

Actions

Likes
0
Downloads
0
Comments
0

0 Embeds 0

No embeds

Accessibility

Categories

Upload Details

Uploaded via as Microsoft PowerPoint

Usage Rights

© All Rights Reserved

Report content

Flagged as inappropriate Flag as inappropriate
Flag as inappropriate

Select your reason for flagging this presentation as inappropriate.

Cancel
  • Full Name Full Name Comment goes here.
    Are you sure you want to
    Your message goes here
    Processing…
Post Comment
Edit your comment

VAW SP2013 VAW SP2013 Presentation Transcript

  • Jesse Yang SP2013
  • FemFreq’s WorkCelebrity culture Popular booksVideo games Film
  • Tropes vs. Women Video series launched in May 2012 KickStarter project Internet abuse
  • Internet Abuse • Lack of •Competition accountability •Escalating • Encouraging comments, peers threats, and insults Misogynist Anonymity comments Hacking Serious social•“Beat the Bitch threats media Up” game accounts •KickStarter•Sexually violent emails •Facebook•Personal harm •YouTube•Disclosing personal info •Blog
  • Jackson Katz:“It Takes a Village to Rape a Woman” Cheerleading Normalizing sexual misogyny aggression Competition of internet harassment Internet culture “glorifies and sexualizes male power and dominance, and… men’s sexual domination of women seem[s] normal, routine, expected, even humorous.”
  • Solutions & Responses Denormalize gendered internet violence Facilitate face-to-face conversations about these issues in schools, homes, Recognize and other institutions the harm in these everydayInstead of commentsarguing in thecomments…
  • Where is FemFreq Now? Tropes vs. Women brought in $160,000, 26 times what she asked for
  • For more information about Anita Sarkeesian:• YouTube: FeministFrequency• TEDxWomen: “Anita Sarkeesian at TEDxWomen 2012”• Blog: feministfrequency.com