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Geeking Out With Felicia Day

The Huffington Post | Maddie Crum | Posted 08.21.2015 | Arts

Felicia Day wants to be your friend. She might be an adorkable TV starlet -- she’s been on "Buffy," and appeared on SyFy’s "Eureka" -- bu...

Men Who Harass Women Online Have Inferiority Complexes, Study Suggests

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Adams | Posted 07.24.2015 | Women

Academic studies can be fascinating... and totally confusing. So we decided to strip away all of the scientific jargon and break them down for you. T...

Damon Beres

New 'Batman' Game Has A Woman Problem | Damon Beres | Posted 06.23.2015 | Technology

To put it bluntly, most of the female characters in this game suck.

Women Finally Play Larger Role At Iconic Gaming Expo

AP | DERRIK J. LANG | Posted 06.22.2015 | Technology

It seems the Electronic Entertainment Expo is no longer a man's world.

Here's What Female Gamers Hope For In 2015

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 01.05.2015 | Technology

2014 was one of the most tumultuous years ever for women in gaming culture: Here's how we improve.

Are The Cultural Criticisms Of #Gamergate Accurate?

HuffPost Live | Posted 10.17.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

At the end of a week in which a #Gamergate ruled headlines, HuffPost Live hosted its third roundtable #Gamergate discussion on Friday regarding the cu...

Female Gamers React To #Gamergate

HuffPost Live | Posted 10.15.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

After hosting a #Gamergate conversation with Brianna Wu and 8chan founder Frederick Brennan on Tuesday, HuffPost Live sat down with three female gamer...

Women Play Video Games. Can We Cut The Sexist Crap Now?

The Huffington Post | Taylor Casti | Posted 04.26.2014 | Technology

You really shouldn't need any more proof that women are a huge part of the video games industry, but we're going to give you some anyway. Accordin...

Where Leading Ladies Are Still Missing

The Huffington Post | Alanna Vagianos | Posted 01.23.2014 | Women

Surprise, surprise -- new statistics show that women are still underrepresented in both the gaming and film industries. Although we know that films...

Proof That Complex Female Characters Can Exist In Video Games

The Huffington Post | Alanna Vagianos | Posted 01.23.2014 | Women

Gender inequality is as much of an issue in video games as it is in real life. However, the new video game "The Last Of Us" is helping to change that ...

Do Sexy Avatars Influence Women Gamers?

Christopher J. Ferguson | Posted 01.23.2014 | Science
Christopher J. Ferguson

A recent study published by Jesse Fox and colleagues in Computers in Human Behavior suggests women who employ sexy avatars in virtual reality (VR) may objectify themselves or blame rape victims in surveys given shortly afterward.

Why You Should Know Who This Woman Is

The Huffington Post | Julie Zeilinger | Posted 07.15.2013 | Women

On July 11th, Microsoft announced that they will promote previous Windows Chief and 20-year Microsoft veteran Julie Larson-Green to oversee the entire...

Calling all girls! Don't Just Play Games. Start Making Your Own

Chloe Varelidi | Posted 07.31.2013 | Technology
Chloe Varelidi

As a game designer, I am passionate about helping anyone getting started with making games themselves. And I especially believe that we need more girls of all ages to make new kinds of games that bring us together, trigger our imaginations in unique ways and even inspire us to change the world a little bit.