We are huge fans of Anita Sarkeesian’s work in critiquing the sexism and mysoginy in popular culture in her video blogs Feminist Frequency.
For a little history of the online harassment that Anita experienced when she launched a fundraising campaign for the Tropes VS. Women in Video Games project check out Anita’s blog posts Harassment, Misogyny and Silencing on YouTube and Harassment via Wikipedia Vandalism.
Vlogger and awesome ally Jay Smooth responded to the harassment and violence that Anita was experiencing with this video:
After originally asking for $6000, Anita’s $158,922 with over 6,968 supporters!
Anita presented this Ted Talk about her experience fundraising for the Tropes VS. Women in Video Games project:
In March the first video was posted – Damsels in Distress Part 1:
Here’s Part 2