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Supermanhood: Geek Guys and Hypermasculinity in Superhero Movies

(A shorted version of this article was published in The Independent UK on 11/27/15) The trailer for Captain America: Civil War premiered this week and geeks all over the internet exploded with excitement. This is the 13th movie in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) and there are at least 10 more on the way to the big […]

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Déjà vu: Viacom removes Daily Show remix for 2nd time

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(See below for update) Last week I noticed my remix video entitled “Too Many Dicks on the Daily Show” had been removed from YouTube via a bogus takedown from Viacom claiming copyright infringement. The remix is a transformative work critical of the gender disparities on The Daily Show and constitutes a fair use of copyrighted visual material as provided for in […]

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25 Invisible Benefits of Gaming While Male Video

Here is a short Feminist Frequency video project wrote and directed. It’s based on an article penned for Polygon earlier this year called “Playing with privilege: the invisible benefits of gaming while male“. Please note: This list is referring primarily to straight men who are not transgender but similar lists could be created for white, straight, cis, or able-bodied privilege […]

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The Face of Gaming: 40 Male Protagonists Featured at E3


A supercut of 33 video games with 40 playable male protagonists featured in marketing materials in and around the 2014 Electronic Entertainment Expo in 2014. PRESS: The Daily Dot – E3 supercut video highlights the sorry state of video game diversity Kotaku – The Games At E3 2014 Sure Had A Lot Of Dudes (Like Always) […]

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Playing with Privilege: The Invisible Benefits of Gaming While Male

This is a crosspost of an article I  wrote attempting to identify some of the unearned benefits and privileges my fellow male gamers and I are afforded simply by virtue of being male. Please check out and comment on the article over on Over the course of the past two years I’ve had the […]

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