Basierend auf dem Artikel „Playing with privilege: the invisible benefits of gaming while male“ von Jonathan McIntosh listet das neue Video von Anita Sarkeesian 25 Privilegien auf, die männliche Gamer haben. Transcript vom Video gibts hier und noch ein Vorschlag zur Rezeption: Statt wild drauflos zu kommentieren, vielleicht einfach mal nur Anschauen und still reflektieren.
Many women have courageously spoken out about how they experience alienation and harassment in gaming. Despite this fact, too many male gamers still dismiss the issue as „no big deal“ and insist that there isn’t really a problem. One of the luxuries of being a member of a privileged group is that the benefits afforded often remain invisible. This blindness allows many men, even well meaning men, to remain blissfully unaware of what roughly half of all gamers experience on a fairly regular basis. With that in mind the following is a checklist of some of the concrete benefits that male gamers automatically receive simply for being male gamers.
Please note: This list is referring primarily to straight men who are not transgender but similar lists could be created for white, straight, cis, or able-bodied privilege and there would certainly be some overlap with the conditions identified in this video.