Category: Interview

Anita’s FUSION interview about Freedom of Speech
Anita was interviewed by Fusion for this video about the distinction between free speech and harassment, and the ways in which abuse and threats of violence are used to silence women and marginalized people online.
Anita Sarkeesian on The New Yorker Podcast
Anita Sarkeesian visited downtown NYC to chat with The New Yorker editor David Remnick on the latest episode of New Yorker Radio Hour. The two discuss Tropes vs. Women in Video Games, the toll of harassment, and our upcoming series, Ordinary Women: Daring to Defy History. You can listen to the full interview below or on […]
Anita Sarkeesian on The Colbert Report
On October 30, 2014, Anita Sarkeesian was invited to be a guest on The Colbert Report to discuss online harassment and the sexist representations of women in video games. You can watch the opening segment outlining what GamerGate is and how it’s connected to sexist harassment.
Media Interview Link Round up for October 2014
I was invited to speak at Utah State University on Wednesday October 15th, 2014 about women’s representations in video games. Sadly, the university received a series of emails threatening to commit “the deadliest school shooting in American history” if I was allowed to speak on campus. When USU and Utah police refused to screen attendees for firearms, […]
Full IGN interview with Anita Sarkeesian
A few months ago I was interviewed by Paul Dean for an article at IGN entitled “Tropes vs Women in Video Games: Why it Matters”. Our conversation touched on a wide array of topics, including my experiences with games growing up, heroic women of the 1800s, and how I’ve responded to the organized harassment campaigns against […]
Global Television Interview about Harassment in Gaming
Recently, I was interviewed for a TV segment on Canada’s Global News about my experience and the wider epidemic of harassment women face in gaming spaces. Also interviewed were Grace from the website Fat, Ugly or Slutty, Brenda Bailey Gershkovitch founder of game studio Silicon Sisters Interactive & James Portnow from the gaming web show Extra […]
Anita on CBC Radio’s “The Current”
On July 3, 2012, I was interviewed on CBC’s morning show “The Current” about sexism in gaming and online harassment.  Brenda Bailey Gershkovitch of Silicon Sisters Interactive, a videogame studio owned and run by women, is also on the show discussing her experiences working in the industry. Listen to the full interview – Women and Gaming: […]
FemFreq on KUOW’s The Conversation
I was interviewed on KUOW in Seattle. Since Pixar has announced it’s upcoming film Brave will star the animation studio’s first ever female lead, some attention has been placed on the role women play in movies. On Seattle’s Public Radio Station KUOW, The Conversation’s Ross Reynolds and I talked about the Bechdel Test, women in movies […]
Feminism in Focus: Interviews with Feminist Video Creators
Nist.tv and Feminist Frequency have teamed up to bring you Feminism in Focus: Interviews with Feminist Video Creators. Feminism in Focus is a collection of self-edited video interviews with several incredible feminist online video creators.  It aims to celebrate these artists and encourage potential creators to become a part of the feminist video community. >> WATCH […]
FemFreq on KPFK’s Feminist Magazine
On March 16th, 2011, I was interviewed on KPFK’s Feminist Magazine in Los Angeles. Lynn Harris Ballen and I talked about making feminist and gender theories more accessible through critical media literacy and online video. We were joined by Feminist Fatale‘s Melanie Klein to talk about this year’s Women Action and Media (WAM!) conference happening at […]