Amanda Schuckman

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Gamer in L.A. who writes about gaming

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Anita Sarkeesian’s online video series began as a thoughtful, Kickstarter-funded critique of the way women are depicted in video games. But it’s made her a target.

Gamergate: Misogyny in Gaming

Anita Sarkeesian’s online video series began as a thoughtful, Kickstarter-funded critique of the way women are depicted in video games. But it’s made her a target.

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