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Anita Sarkeesian

Feminist Media Critic Anita Sarkeesian

Profession: Feminist Media Critic

United States of America

Biography: Founder of the website Feminist Frequency.

Sarkeesian is best known for her commentary on the portrayals of women in video games as detailed in her series "Tropes vs. Women in Video Games".

Birthplace: Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Historical Events

  • 2014-10-14 Utah State University receives terrorist threats pertaining to Anita Sarkeesian's planned lecture the following day

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