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It's worth considering whether these violent presentations of objectified women affect the people who consume them. I'm forced to wonder if there's a connection between images of fictional women as disposable, non-human recipients of violent treatment and the treatment of real women in the gaming community.

It's worth noting that within days of posting this video, Sarkeesian received threats so specific and so severe that she had to temporarily abandon her home and warn her parents (big-time TRIGGER WARNING here).

She received threats because she is completely right. So share this post so that her voice can be louder than the evil people who would threaten and intimidate her for speaking the truth.

If you're curious about the examples** in the video but don't want to view the graphic content, you can check out the accompanying blog post. Some of the violence is described, but there are no images or videos.

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