Op Ed [Dec 18, 2011, 12:29 pm ET] – Share – Viewing Comments
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.