Comic Book World Is Becoming Friendlier to Women. Video Game World, Take Note.
With #GamerGate churning out one sexist outrage after another, it’s easy to lose hope that women will ever be fully accepted in geeky entertainment circles. But not all circles are alike. The comics industry, for instance, is beginning to demonstrate that just because a pastime is male-dominated doesn’t mean it has to stay that way, and that efforts to be more inclusive to women can work.
This past weekend’s New York Comic Con demonstrated this real shift, with major panels exploring “an explosion of enthusiasm and visibility for women in comics,” as the description for Vulture’s panel on female fandom reads….’