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Op Ed

Kotaku - Nerds and Male Privilege.
The idea that perhaps the way women are portrayed in fandom is aleetle sexist is regularly met with denials, justifications and outright dismissal of the issue. So regularly, in fact, that there's a Bingo card covering the most common responses. Part of the notion of male privilege in fandom is that nothing is wrong with fandom and that suggestions that it might benefit from some diversity is treated as a threat.

But what is that threat, exactly?

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12. Re: nerds are sexist Dec 18, 2011, 14:44 Mashiki Amiketo
 
space captain wrote on Dec 18, 2011, 14:37:
unlike the rest of society, right?
You mean sports, and well shit everything else? I mean why pick on geeks, which was my exact point. A shit stain has more substance.
 
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