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Party vs. Video Games: Celebrating Tropes
#Event, #Featured, #News, #Video Games

You didn’t think we’d let the wrap of Tropes vs. Women in Video Games pass without a proper celebration, did you? This past Saturday – five years after […]

Tacoma Review: Found in Space
#Featured, #Reviews, #Video Games

Perhaps more than anything else, Tacoma is proof that a decent story, brilliantly told (which Tacoma is) is far better than a brilliant story, decently told. The follow-up to their debut masterpiece, Gone Home, Tacoma demonstrates that Fullbright are still in a class by […]

Pyre Review: The Fires of Freedom
#Featured, #Reviews, #Video Games

Games almost always want us to feel like a great deal is at stake. Our hero’s life, or the outcome of a war, or maybe the fate of […]

Masculinity, Rage, and Racism: Some Thoughts on War for the Planet of the Apes
#Featured, #Movies, #Writing

War for the Planet of the Apes may be the least subtle film I have ever seen. Of course, not every film has to be subtle, but at […]

Contained in Our Moments: Ignorance and Love in Nier: Automata and The Witcher 3
#Featured, #Video Games

PLEASE NOTE: This piece discusses the ending of Nier: Automata in extreme detail.     I finally finished The Witcher 3, that beast of a game. I have plenty […]

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FREQ #16: Amber Galloway Gallego: Turning Music into Sign Language
Each month, FREQ will bring you the latest news and updates from Feminist Frequency, as well as interviews with some of the most inspiring women in media, activism, and beyond. This month, we’re talking to Amber Galloway Gallego. An ASL interpreter by trade, her vibrant, impassioned translations of concerts by artists like Kendrick Lamar and The Red Hot […]
On VidCon, Harassment & Garbage Humans
To kick off the Women Online panel at VidCon last Thursday, the moderator posed the question: Why do we still have to talk about the harassment of women? I replied, “Because I think one of my biggest harassers is sitting in the front row.” He showed up with several others; together, his group took up the […]
Senior Citizen: Gender, Infirmity and Horror
You wouldn’t know it from the amount of time I spend thinking, talking, and writing about horror cinema, but I’m actually not a huge horror fan. I’ll spend hours falling through a TV Tropes or Wikipedia rabbit hole reading plot summary after plot summary, but what I’m looking for are spoilers and someone else to do […]
The FREQ Show: The Bathroom Battlefield
  We’re back with the final episode of our debut season of The FREQ Show! This time, we take a look at the frustrating history of trans representations in the media and the effect they’ve had on popular misconceptions of trans identity — as well as the way those misconceptions have lead to some truly appalling […]
Building a Human Universe: The Ambitious Vision of Beyond Good & Evil 2
I wouldn’t have been surprised if the demo I saw for Beyond Good & Evil 2 had reminded me of the open-world adventure of Breath of the Wild, or of The Witcher 3’s efforts to tell human stories in a vast landscape, or of how The Last Guardian’s mechanics emphasize cooperation between characters. I certainly didn’t […]