Anita Sarkeesian and LEIA – games, women and making a difference


A unique chance to listen to a legend and true inspiration for women and feminists in gaming: Anita Sarkeesian, organized by Sverok’s LEIA. The theme of the evening is games, feminism and making a difference. The event will be in English.

STREAM: The event will also be live streamed on Twitch with the help of SverokTV. You can also follow the stream on site! The link to the stream is: twitch.com/sveroktv

FREE! The event is free, but you will need a ticket for a guaranteed spot. We will have a waiting list if we sell out. Tickets go on sale 10th of June at 12:00, GMT +1

QUESTIONS: You can send in questions to the one-on-one talk with Anita: https://forms.gle/5nFGYYk39kVBp7rZ9

LOVE BOMB EXHIBITION: We are trying to show what Anita and feminism meant to the nordic gaming community with a ”Love bomb”, where we will collect accounts from feminists in gaming all over Sweden. This will all be collected into an exhibition and shown at the event. Be a part of it as well!: https://forms.gle/ohv3kpdQMxfyuRrm6

HOSTS: The event is hosted by LEIA, a mentorship program and network for women in the gaming community and a part of the Swedish gaming federation, Sverok - Spelhobbyförbundet, together with the district Sverok Stockholm-Gotland, the learning organization Studiefrämjandet Stockholms Län and Internetstiftelsen (the internet foundation). We are all very proud to host this event with Anita.

ANITA SARKEESIAN: Anita Sarkeesian is a feminist media critic and creator of Feminist Frequency, a website hosting videos and commentaries on women in popular culture. She rose to fame with her web series ”Tropes vs. Women in Video Games”, where she analyzed how women were portrayed in video games.

SUPPORT US: You can support Sverok in creating events like this by leaving a donation through Swish to: 1230303685

(Write Anita Leia in the message)

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När: 24 juni 2019 17:00 - 24 juni 2019 19:00

Var: Goto 10 Hammarby Kaj 10D / Stockholm

Arrangör: Sverok - Spelhobbyförbundet och 4 andra