Trolls Vs Tropes Vs Women In Video Games

So a female vlogger (lord, that’s an ugly word) Anita Sarkeesian turns to Kickstarter to help fund some shows about female character tropes in video games.

Trolls show up en masse to abuse her, deface her Wiki page and basically do the awful things they can do to drive her off.

At what point did “protecting video game turf from unwarranted criticism” turn into “spewing bile and hatred at someone who wants to point out an issue”?

(Also, anyone who says that Bayonetta is a strong female character that’s confident in her sexuality either hasn’t actually played Bayonetta or wasn’t paying attention.)

The following feels right as well:

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