Anita Sarkeesian

Anita Sarkeesian has been harassed every day for more than four years

Anita Sarkeesian is a Canadian-American feminist, media and video game critic as well as blogger. She is the creator of the video blog and organization “Feminist Frequency” and has faced widespread harassment having critically examined female stereotypes in video games, including in her video series ‘Tropes vs. Women in Video Games’. 

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Listen to Anita Sarkeesian speeking with Miranda Patrucić and the moderator Baria Alamuddin.

We asked Anita Sarkeesian about her opinion on what has to be done to stop the hatred and threats against women journalists?

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Anita Sarkeesian is a Canadian-American feminist, media and video game critic as well as blogger. She is the creator of the video blog and organization “Feminist Frequency” and has faced widespread harassment having critically examined female stereotypes in video games, including in her video series ‘Tropes vs. Women in Video Games’. The harassment, which included threats of rape and murder, attracted much media attention. Sarkeesian was the keynote speaker at the conference ‘Gender equality in game development’, held in Stockholm in 2013.


Anita Sarkeesian är en kanadensisk-amerikansk feminist, media- och spelkritiker och bloggare. Hon har skapat videobloggen och organisationen Feminist Frequency. Hon har fått utstå omfattande trakasserier efter att hon kritiskt granskat kvinnliga stereotyper i TV-spel, bland annat i sin serie ”Tropes vs Women in video games”. Trakasserierna, som bland annat innehöll hot om våldtäkt och mord, väckte stor uppmärksamhet 2012. Sarkeesian var huvudtalare på spelkonferensen ”Jämställdhet i spelutveckling” som hölls i Stockholm 2013.