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Stephanie Watson is a feminist freelance journalist and editor. She is mostly found curled up in her room working on a novel she started ten years ago, playing Fallout for the millionth time, or binge watching beauty YouTube videos. You can find more of her work at Fembot, HelloGiggles,, and Ravishly or watch her tweet via @Stephie__Watson.

Is There a Link Between Intelligence and Playing Video Games?

The stereotype that gamers are lazy slobs has been floating around ever since video games were first invented. Although I don't see anything wrong...

10 Gifs That Perfectly Describe Gamers on Live Chat

Let's face it, almost all of the bigotry that comes from online gaming comes straight from the live chat. Whether it's via text form...

Horror Games That Don’t Rely On the ‘Mental Illness is Scary’...

If I asked you to think about the average horror game setting, then chances are that your mind probably wandered to an abandoned mental...

Are Horror Games Becoming Gradually Less Ableist?

It's dark, you're alone, and you find yourself walking down a long, dank and dirty hallway. Something is groaning and screaming in another room,...

The Hypocrisy of our Love of Sheik: A Character to be...

The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time, wasn't a very popular game in my social group. The Scottish kids I grew up with were...

Why We Need a Bigger Feminist Let’s Play Community

If there’s one thing that I wish there was more of on YouTube, it’d be more feminism, specifically within the Let’s Play community. There...