The Courageous Life of Ida B. Wells
#Ordinary Women

Few stories are as dramatic as that of of Ida B. Wells, a woman who was born a slave in Mississippi in the midst of the Civil War, […]

The Fearless Life of Ching Shih
#Ordinary Women

One of the most famous and feared pirates who ever lived was Ching Shih, a young Cantonese woman who became the ruler of one of the largest pirate […]

The Groundbreaking Life of Murasaki Shikibu
#Ordinary Women

In 10th century Japan, literary prodigy Murasaki Shikibu wrote the first modern novel at a time when women’s names were rarely even written down. Ordinary Women: Daring to […]

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Sinister Seductress
#Tropes vs Women in Video Games

This episode explores how female villains in games very often function to demonize femaleness itself, drawing on patterns of female representation that have roots in creatures from myth […]

All the Slender Ladies: Body Diversity in Video Games
#Tropes vs Women in Video Games

This episode examines the very limited range of female body types commonly seen in games, contrasting this with the much wider range of physiques that male characters frequently […]

Are Women Too Hard To Animate? Female Combatants
#Tropes vs Women in Video Games

This episode examines the general lack of female representation among standard enemies as well as in the cooperative and competitive multiplayer options of many games, and the ways […]

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Dishonored 2 Review
#Video Reviews

For all of its immensely enjoyable stealth and combat mechanics and its terrific assortment of powers and abilities, the original Dishonored failed its female characters in a big […]

Watch Dogs 2 Review
#Video Reviews

In our hyperconnected world, where most of us carry around handheld devices that keep us linked to the internet at all times and tech companies monitor our behavior […]

Gears of War 4 Review
#Video Reviews

It’s been ten years since Marcus, Dom, and the other members of Delta Squad first shot and chainsawed their way across the planet Sera in a desperate attempt […]

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