what is it about festivals that makes people want to play dress up with south asian and indigenous clothing and accessories lol
Please fucking calm down with bindis and tikkas non Indians. Stop wearing bindis!!!! It’s not punk or rebellious!!
let’s not act like there wasn’t black ppl doing cultural appropriation at afro punk too. like as many pics as i seen of black girls wearing a nath or bindis or both with the tikka. like…
like we’ve been saying solidarity isn’t a one way street but let’s hold each other…
Anita Sarkeesian, whose excellent Tropes vs Women in Video Games series is an important contribution to the discussion of gender and games, has been driven from her home by enraged male gamers whose stalking, and explicit, credible threats of sexual violence against her and her family convinced her to go into hiding.
In so doing, these men have ably demonstrated the point Sarkeesian sought to make all along: that gaming is riddled with misogynistic violence, and that this violence reflects a real-world misogyny rampant within the gaming world.
Trolls drive Anita Sarkeesian out of her house to prove misogyny doesn’t exist [Adi Robertson/The Verge]