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 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 […]
June 24th, 2016
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.
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, […]
October 23rd, 2014
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 […]
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 […]
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: […]
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 […]
November 3rd, 2012