The male privilege in gaming

In the U.S., 59 percent of the population play video games, and nearly half of those players are female. The growth and reach of the industry is one of reasons why handling sexual harassment in this space is so important, McIntosh says.”

“‘I’m saying the same thing that women have been saying for years,’ McIntosh says. ‘There’s nothing in my piece that’s really new, it’s just that it’s coming from me. If my name was Joanna McIntosh … I’d be called irrational, I’d be called hysterical and I’d be called too sensitive.'”

From the article Gaming While Male: A ‘Privilege’ Few Men Recognize from NPR

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