Author Archives: tekanji

All the RE5 discussion needed was a Nice White Gamer

Dear Nice White Gamers, I am glad that you, unlike the Not Nice Gamers, understand that we don’t live in a post-racial world. It’s nice that you’re able to see the the word “racism” in the same paragraph as “video … Continue reading

Posted in Anti-oppression activism, Privilege, Racism, Video Games | 13 Comments

Retiring the blog

So. My life is super busy, I rarely have time to update, moderation has become a chore that I take care of only once a few weeks, and I really don’t have the time and the energy to deal with … Continue reading

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Responsibility of comedy writers

Although I had never heard of Graham Linehan before, he’s apparently a writer for some fairly popular UK comedies, including one called The IT Crowd. Now, apparently there was a recent episode of that show that included a sub-plot involving … Continue reading

Posted in Anti-oppression activism, Film and televison, Queer Issues, Sex, sexuality, and sexual politics, The Evil -ism's | 9 Comments

Highlighting the responsibility of online community leaders

I know I haven’t been around much; my life is busy and I don’t have the time to blog that I used to. Unfortunately, this probably isn’t going to change anytime soon. Anyway, I’d just like to highlight a post … Continue reading

Posted in Anti-oppression activism, Link Blogging, Video Games | 3 Comments

Happy Halloween!

Just wanted to take a moment out of my busy schedule to wish everyone a Happy Halloween!

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This is as serene as I get

I have been a semi-regular reader of the blog Feminist Gamers since its conception, but after reading this post I don’t think I’m going to be going back there anytime soon. I admire that Mighty Ponygirl wants to foster a … Continue reading

Posted in Feminism, Privilege, Video Games | 20 Comments

Bitch magazine needs your help!

Bitch might now have enough money to publish last month, so they’re seeking donations. If they don’t raise $40,000 by October 15. If it sounds like a lot of money, it is. But it takes a lot of money to … Continue reading

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Reflecting on the murder of Melissa Batten

Melissa Batten was a Software Development Engineer for the XBox team. Before that she was a Harvard-educated lawyer who worked as a public defender, handling domestic violence cases, in North Carolina. She was also a victim of domestic violence (DV). … Continue reading

Posted in Abuse, rape, and domestic violence, Video Games | 10 Comments

The New Yorker gets a 0 on the Swift-o-Meter

Racism is satire when “progressives” do it! I am not a regular reader of The New Yorker, but I have never been a huge fan of their cartoons. Some of them have made me chuckle, some of them have made … Continue reading

Posted in Books, magazines, etc., Companies Behaving Badly, Liberal, Politics, Racism, USA | 9 Comments

Debunking the "profits come first" myth

If you have ever criticized an ad campaign, commercial, or anything that’s even remotely related to marketing for pushing a bigoted viewpoint, you will undoubtedly have come up against the argument that of course the reason the product is being … Continue reading

Posted in Advertising, Companies Behaving Badly, Discrimination, Film and televison, Privilege | 2 Comments