Women in the World Online Harassment Panel

April 28, 2015

Watch video of our online harassment panel at Women in the World moderated by Katie Couric. l spoke about my experiences being targeted by a cyber mob along with co-panelists Ashley Judd, Kamala Harris, and  Emily Bazelon.

Anita Sarkeesian speaking at XOXO Conference

October 7, 2014

In September 2014, I was invited to speak at the XOXO conference & festival in Portland. I used the opportunity to talk about two subtle forms of harassment that are commonly used to try and defame, discredit and ultimately silence women online: conspiracy theories and impersonation. (Note: trigger warning early on for examples of rape and death […]

Women’s Media Center Social Media Award

October 28, 2011

I’m honored to be nominated for the Women’s Media Center Social Media Award “As part of this year’s Women’s Media Awards, the Women’s Media Center is opening voting to the public. Cast your vote for one of 27 incredible women bloggers, social media gurus, activists, and new media creators from across the country today! The […]

Create Your Own Web Show with Reel Grrls

October 19, 2011

I spent the past weekend at the Reel Grrls office leading a workshop to an all ages group of women and girls.  The intensive two day workshop covered everything from how to research and write a script, shooting video and composition, how to edit with Final Cut Pro, how to do a media literacy analysis […]

Geek Girl VLogging Workshop at Geek Girl Con

October 6, 2011

I’m thrilled to be apart of the first Geek Girl Con coming up this weekend in Seattle.  On Sunday, I have two sessions I’m participating in: Geek Girl Vlogging Vlog your way to a better tomorrow! Feminist Frequency and Reel Grrls team up to host a Geek Girl video blogging workshop. This introductory workshop covers […]

Remix, Vidding & Social Media Playlist & Resources

March 27, 2011

This week I spoke at two different Los Angeles colleges about Political Remix Video, Vidding and ways that social media have been used by feminists to talk back and make change.  Below you will find the playlist of videos I showed and a selection of links to related resources.

“Remixing Pop Culture” Event Videos

August 11, 2010

I organized “Remixing Popular Culture: Subverting Gender and Sexuality with Remix Video” at California State University, Northridge in March 2010 to explore how remix video can subvert gender and sexuality. I was joined by Jonathan McIntosh, Alexis Lothian, and Julie Levin Russo to talk about Political Remix Video and Vidding. Here is the two part […]

“Women and Pop Culture” Class Visit at SMC

July 12, 2010

Earlier this year, Melanie Klein of Feminist Fatale invited me to speak to her Women and Popular Culture class at Santa Monica College in California.  I spent the hour talking about how powerful Political Remix Video and Vidding are for critiquing media messages and fostering a talk back culture.  We also discussed the legal ramifications […]

The First Canadian Video Game Awards

May 6, 2010

Yesterday may have been the first Canadian Video Game Awards but I doubt they are the first instance of overt sexism in the Canadian video game industry. Last night I attended the first Canadian video game awards and minus the bad dialogue, the sexist jokes and the glorified “booth babes” as stage candy it wasn’t […]

WAM! 2010 Video and Playlist

March 26, 2010

I had such a fantastic time presenting at Women, Action and Media (WAM) in Los Angeles on March 25th, 2010.  I curated a show of online videos including remixes, vlogs, vids and short documentaries made by women.  Staying true with WAM‘s mission, these videos represent women taking action through media to talk about issues important […]

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