Full disclosure: On a personal level, I’ve been boycotting Penny Arcade and affiliated properties since Mike Krahulik’s statements in June, and stated as much in an open letter back then. It’s my feeling that I’ve not let this conflict with my duties as Social Media Director for GAB though, as I’ve stayed true to our… Read more »
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GAB: Can you give our readers (who don’t know you already) a quick overview of what you do at NitKA? Jenny Haniver: Not in the Kitchen Anymore is a growing collection of audio clips and transcripts showcasing the reactions (largely related to my gender) that I receive while gaming online. They range from the bizarre,… Read more »
Note: we are hosting this blog post here at Jenny’s request due to an overwhelming amount of traffic on her site that brought it down (the original link for the post was http://www.notinthekitchenanymore.com/lots-of-words/) On July 26th, I was playing Black Ops 2 on my Xbox 360. Another player in the lobby took issue with me being there,… Read more »
DOMA is dead. And good riddance. But the cause of death wasn’t caused by a spontaneous, nationwide chanting of kumbayah. It was a hard fought, computer mediated battle to re-humanize the LGBTQ community. Propelled by viral activism, supporters and allies pushed back against the marginalization of the LGBTQ identity as threatening, deviant, and irrelevant to the status… Read more »
Heather, one of GAB’s Board of Directors members, discusses the importance of establishing guidelines for communication and creating a community.
If you’re wondering if what happened at the Microsoft event was a rape joke, let me help: it was.
Eric, GAB’s Social Media Director, reacts to the day’s events at Microsoft’s Press Event, discussing the unfortunate misogyny and sexism
This past week was a harrowing one for the video game community as a whole, several members in particular, and for communities beyond. I wrote an article that was met with mixed response due to its vagueness, which was an attempt to not speak on any individual’s behalf. Yesterday evening I received an email from… Read more »
A few disclosures from me upfront: I’m not going to be naming any names in this article: I don’t want to contribute to the public outing of a trans* person (who is being continuously outed again and again in all of the media covering this story), and I also don’t want to contribute to the… Read more »